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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3590-1 (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

1 year ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1667 Mariusz Mylinski discovered a cross-origin bypass. CVE-2016-1668 Mariusz Mylinski discovered a cross-origin bypass in bindings to v8. CVE-2016-1669 Choongwoo Han discovered a buffer overflow in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-1670 A race condition was found that could cause the renderer process to reuse ids that should have been unique. CVE-2016-1672 Mariusz Mylinski discovered a cross-origin bypass in extension bindings. CVE-2016-1673 Mariusz Mylinski discovered a cross-origin bypass in Blink/Webkit. CVE-2016-1674 Mariusz Mylinski discovered another cross-origin bypass in extension bindings. CVE-2016-1675 Mariusz Mylinski discovered another cross-origin bypass in Blink/Webkit. CVE-2016-1676 Rob Wu discovered a cross-origin bypass in extension bindings. CVE-2016-1677 Guang Gong discovered a type confusion issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-1678 Christian Holler discovered an overflow issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-1679 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue in the bindings to v8. CVE-2016-1680 Atte Kettunen discovered a use-after-free issue in the skia library. CVE-2016-1681 Aleksandar Nikolic discovered an overflow issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1682 KingstonTime discovered a way to bypass the Content Security Policy. CVE-2016-1683 Nicolas Gregoire discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the libxslt library. CVE-2016-1684 Nicolas Gregoire discovered an integer overflow issue in the libxslt library. CVE-2016-1685 Ke Liu discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1686 Ke Liu discovered another out-of-bounds read issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1687 Rob Wu discovered an information leak in the handling of extensions. CVE-2016-1688 Max Korenko discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-1689 Rob Wu discovered a buffer overflow issue. CVE-2016-1690 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2016-1691 Atte Kettunen discovered a buffer overflow issue in the skia library. CVE-2016-1692 Til Jasper Ullrich discovered a cross-origin bypass issue. CVE-2016-1693 Khalil Zhani discovered that the Software Removal Tool download was done over an HTTP connection. CVE-2016-1694 Ryan Lester and Bryant Zadegan discovered that pinned public keys would be removed when clearing the browser cache. CVE-2016-1695 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.

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 51.0.2704.63-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 51.0.2704.63-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.