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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4404-1 (chromium - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Clement Lecigne discovered a use-after-free issue in chromium's file reader implementation. A maliciously crafted file could be used to remotely execute arbitrary code because of this problem. This update also fixes a regression introduced in a previous update. The browser would always crash when launched in remote debugging mode.

Affected Software

Affected Software

chromium 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), this problem has been fixed in version 72.0.3626.122-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium packages. For the detailed security status of chromium please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)