Debian Security Advisory DSA 3637-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2016-08-04 10:57:39
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

severity_vector=CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

severity_origin=NVD

severity_date=2017-09-01 01:29:00 +0000 (Fri, 01 Sep 2017)

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
chromium-browser on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.0.2743.82-1~deb8u1. For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 52.0.2743.82-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1704 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. CVE-2016-1705 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. CVE-2016-1706 Pinkie Pie discovered a way to escape the Pepper Plugin API sandbox. CVE-2016-1707 xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2016-1708 Adam Varsan discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2016-1709 ChenQin discovered a buffer overflow issue in the sfntly library. CVE-2016-1710 Mariusz Mlynski discovered a same-origin bypass. CVE-2016-1711 Mariusz Mlynski discovered another same-origin bypass. CVE-2016-5127 cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2016-5128 A same-origin bypass issue was discovered in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-5129 Jeonghoon Shin discovered a memory corruption issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-5130 Widih Matar discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2016-5131 Nick Wellnhofer discovered a use-after-free issue in the libxml2 library. CVE-2016-5132 Ben Kelly discovered a same-origin bypass. CVE-2016-5133 Patch Eudor discovered an issue in proxy authentication. CVE-2016-5134 Paul Stone discovered an information leak in the Proxy Auto-Config feature. CVE-2016-5135 ShenYeYinJiu discovered a way to bypass the Content Security Policy. CVE-2016-5136 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2016-5137 Xiaoyin Liu discovered a way to discover whether an HSTS web side had been visited.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1704
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1705
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1706
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1707
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1708
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1709
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1710
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1711
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5127
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5128
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5129
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5130
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5131
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5132
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5133
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5134
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5135
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5136
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5137

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3637.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2016-08-04
Modified
2021-11-24
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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