Debian Security Advisory DSA 3645-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2016-08-08 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

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 52.0.2743.116-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 52.0.2743.116-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-5139 GiWan Go discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-5140 Ke Liu discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-5141 Sergey Glazunov discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2016-5142 Sergey Glazunov discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2016-5143 Gregory Panakkal discovered an issue in the developer tools. CVE-2016-5144 Gregory Panakkal discovered another issue in the developer tools. CVE-2016-5146 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.

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-2016-5139
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5140
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5141
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5142
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5143
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5144
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5146

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3645.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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