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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3486-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1622 It was discovered that a maliciously crafted extension could bypass the Same Origin Policy. CVE-2016-1623 Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy. CVE-2016-1624 lukezli discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Brotli library. CVE-2016-1625 Jann Horn discovered a way to cause the Chrome Instant feature to navigate to unintended destinations. CVE-2016-1626 An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the openjpeg library. CVE-2016-1627 It was discovered that the Developer Tools did not validate URLs. CVE-2016-1628 An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1629 A way to bypass the Same Origin Policy was discovered in Blink/WebKit, along with a way to escape the chromium sandbox.

Affected Software

Affected Software

chromium-browser on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 48.0.2564.116-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 48.0.2564.116-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.