Debian: Security Advisory for chromium (DSA-4858-1)

Published: 2021-02-21 04:00:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'chromium' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4858-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2021-21148 Mattias Buelens discovered a buffer overflow issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2021-21149 Ryoya Tsukasaki discovered a stack overflow issue in the Data Transfer implementation. CVE-2021-21150 Woojin Oh discovered a use-after-free issue in the file downloader. CVE-2021-21151 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in the payments system. CVE-2021-21152 A buffer overflow was discovered in media handling. CVE-2021-21153 Jan Ruge discovered a stack overflow issue in the GPU process. CVE-2021-21154 Abdulrahman Alqabandi discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Tab Strip implementation. CVE-2021-21155 Khalil Zhani discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Tab Strip implementation. CVE-2021-21156 Sergei Glazunov discovered a buffer overflow issue in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2021-21157 A use-after-free issue was discovered in the Web Sockets implementation.

Affected Versions:
'chromium' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 88.0.4324.182-1~deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21148
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21149
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21150
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21151
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21152
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21153
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21154
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21155
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21156
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21157

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4858.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4858-1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2021-02-21
Modified
2021-02-22
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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