Debian Security Advisory DSA 4020-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2017-11-04 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/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 oldstable distribution (jessie), security support for chromium has been discontinued. For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 62.0.3202.75-1~deb9u1. For the testing distribution (buster), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 62.0.3202.75-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. In addition, this message serves as an annoucment that security support for chromium in the oldstable release (jessie), Debian 8, is now discontinued. Debian 8 chromium users that desire continued security updates are strongly encouraged to upgrade now to the current stable release (stretch), Debian 9. An alternative is to switch to the firefox browser, which will continue to receive security updates in jessie for some time. CVE-2017-5124 A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in MHTML. CVE-2017-5125 A heap overflow issue was discovered in the skia library. CVE-2017-5126 Luat Nguyen discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2017-5127 Luat Nguyen discovered another use-after-free issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2017-5128 Omair discovered a heap overflow issue in the WebGL implementation. CVE-2017-5129 Omair discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebAudio implementation. CVE-2017-5131 An out-of-bounds write issue was discovered in the skia library. CVE-2017-5132 Guarav Dewan discovered an error in the WebAssembly implementation. CVE-2017-5133 Aleksandar Nikolic discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the skia library. CVE-2017-15386 WenXu Wu discovered a user interface spoofing issue. CVE-2017-15387 Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the content security policy. CVE-2017-15388 Kushal Arvind Shah discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the skia library. CVE-2017-15389 xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2017-15390 Haosheng Wang discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2017-15391 Joao Lucas Melo Brasio discovered a way for an extension to bypass its limitations. CVE-2017-15392 Xiaoyin Liu discovered an error the implementation of Windows Registry keys. CVE-2017-15393 Svyat Mitin discovered an issue in the devtools. CVE-2017-15394 Sam discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2017-15395 Johannes Bergman discovered a null pointer dereference issue. CVE-2017-15396 Yuan Deng discovered a stack overflow issue in the v8 javascript library.

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-2017-15386
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15387
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15388
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15389
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15390
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15391
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15392
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15393
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15394
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15395
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15396
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5124
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5125
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5126
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5127
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5128
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5129
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5131
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5132
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5133

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4020.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2017-11-04
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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