[SECURITY] [DSA 3683-1] chromium-browser security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-3683-1:57755
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-10-02T15:15:50


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3683-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert October 02, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : chromium-browser CVE ID : CVE-2016-5177 CVE-2016-5178

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.


A use-after-free issue was discovered in the v8 javascript library.


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

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 53.0.2785.143-1~deb8u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 53.0.2785.143-1.

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