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

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

Description


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.

CVE-2016-5177

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

CVE-2016-5178

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