Debian Security Advisory DSA 4103-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2018-01-30 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 64.0.3282.119-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of chromium-browser please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2017-15420 Drew Springall discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2017-15429 A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2018-6031 A use-after-free issue was discovered in the pdfium library. CVE-2018-6032 Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the same origin policy. CVE-2018-6033 Juho Nurminen discovered a race condition when opening downloaded files. CVE-2018-6034 Tobias Klein discovered an integer overflow issue. CVE-2018-6035 Rob Wu discovered a way for extensions to access devtools. CVE-2018-6036 UK's National Cyber Security Centre discovered an integer overflow issue. CVE-2018-6037 Paul Stone discovered an issue in the autofill feature. CVE-2018-6038 cloudfuzzer discovered a buffer overflow issue. CVE-2018-6039 Juho Nurminen discovered a cross-site scripting issue in the developer tools. CVE-2018-6040 WenXu Wu discovered a way to bypass the content security policy. CVE-2018-6041 Luan Herrera discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-6042 Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-6043 A character escaping issue was discovered. CVE-2018-6045 Rob Wu discovered a way for extensions to access devtools. CVE-2018-6046 Rob Wu discovered a way for extensions to access devtools. CVE-2018-6047 Masato Kinugawa discovered an information leak issue. CVE-2018-6048 Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the referrer policy. CVE-2018-6049 WenXu Wu discovered a user interface spoofing issue. CVE-2018-6050 Jonathan Kew discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-6051 Antonio Sanso discovered an information leak issue. CVE-2018-6052 Tanner Emek discovered that the referrer policy implementation was incomplete. CVE-2018-6053 Asset Kabdenov discovered an information leak issue. CVE-2018-6054 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue.

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-2017-15420
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15429
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6031
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6032
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6033
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6034
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6035
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6036
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6037
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6038
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6039
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6040
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6041
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6042
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6043
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6045
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6046
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6047
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6048
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6049
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6050
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6051
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6052
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6053
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6054

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4103.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/chromium-browser

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2018-01-30
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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