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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3531-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1646 Wen Xu discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the v8 library. CVE-2016-1647 A use-after-free issue was discovered. CVE-2016-1648 A use-after-free issue was discovered in the handling of extensions. CVE-2016-1649 lokihardt discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE) library. CVE-2016-1650 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8 javascript library, version 4.9.385.33.

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 49.0.2623.108-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.108-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)