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

Published: 2018-11-01 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 stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 70.0.3538.67-1~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-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.

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-2018-17462
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17463
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17464
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17465
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17466
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17467
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17468
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17469
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17470
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17471
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17473
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17474
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17475
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17476
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17477
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5179

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4330.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/chromium-browser

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2018-11-01
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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