[SECURITY] [DSA 3549-1] chromium-browser security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-3549-1:5DA78
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-04-15T11:59:31


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3549-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert April 15, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : chromium-browser CVE ID : CVE-2016-1651 CVE-2016-1652 CVE-2016-1653 CVE-2016-1654 CVE-2016-1655 CVE-2016-1657 CVE-2016-1658 CVE-2016-1659

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.


An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the pdfium library.


A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in extension bindings.


Choongwoo Han discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the v8
javascript library.


Atte Kettunen discovered an uninitialized memory read condition.


Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue related to extensions.


Luan Herrera discovered a way to spoof URLs.


Antonio Sanso discovered an information leak related to extensions.


The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
internal auditing.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.75-1~deb8u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.75-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org