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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4330-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2018-5179 Yannic Boneberger discovered an error in the ServiceWorker implementation. CVE-2018-17462 Ned Williamson and Niklas Baumstark discovered a way to escape the sandbox. CVE-2018-17463 Ned Williamson and Niklas Baumstark discovered a remote code execution issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2018-17464 xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-17465 Lin Zuojian discovered a use-after-free issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2018-17466 Omair discovered a memory corruption issue in the angle library. CVE-2018-17467 Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-17468 Jams Lee discovered an information disclosure issue. CVE-2018-17469 Zhen Zhou discovered a buffer overflow issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2018-17470 Zhe Jin discovered a memory corruption issue in the GPU backend implementation. CVE-2018-17471 Lnyas Zhang discovered an issue with the full screen user interface. CVE-2018-17473 Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-17474 Zhe Jin discovered a use-after-free issue. CVE-2018-17475 Vladimir Metnew discovered a URL spoofing issue. CVE-2018-17476 Khalil Zhani discovered an issue with the full screen user interface. CVE-2018-17477 Aaron Muir Hamilton discovered a user interface spoofing issue in the extensions pane. This update also fixes a buffer overflow in the embedded lcms library included with chromium.

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 (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 70.0.3538.67-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages. For the detailed security status of chromium-browser please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.