[SECURITY] [DSA 3531-1] chromum-browser security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-03-26T03:30:47


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3531-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert March 25, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : chromum-browser CVE ID : CVE-2016-1646 CVE-2016-1647 CVE-2016-1648 CVE-2016-1649 CVE-2016-1650

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.


Wen Xu discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the v8 library.


A use-after-free issue was discovered.


A use-after-free issue was discovered in the handling of extensions.


lokihardt discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Almost Native
Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE) library.


The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
internal auditing.  Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8
javascript library, version 4.9.385.33.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.108-1~deb8u1.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.108-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chromum-browser packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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