Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3238-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Apr 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1235, CVE-2015-1236, CVE-2015-1237, CVE-2015-1238, CVE-2015-1240, CVE-2015-1241, CVE-2015-1242, CVE-2015-1244, CVE-2015-1245, CVE-2015-1246, CVE-2015-1247, CVE-2015-1248, CVE-2015-1249, CVE-2015-3333, CVE-2015-3334, CVE-2015-3336.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser.
A Same Origin Policy bypass issue was discovered in the HTML parser.
Amitay Dobo discovered a Same Origin Policy bypass in the Web Audio API.
Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in IPC.
cloudfuzzerdiscovered an out-of-bounds write in the skia library.
w3bd3vildiscovered an out-of-bounds read in the WebGL implementation.
Phillip Moon and Matt Weston discovered a way to trigger local user interface actions remotely via a crafted website.
Mike Ruddy discovered a way to bypass the HTTP Strict Transport Security policy.
Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.
Atte Kettunen discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in webkit/blink.
Jann Horn discovered that
file:URLs in OpenSearch documents were not sanitized, which could allow local files to be read remotely when using the OpenSearch feature from a crafted website.
Vittorio Gambaletta discovered a way to bypass the SafeBrowsing feature, which could allow the remote execution of a downloaded executable file.
The chrome 41 development team found various issues from internal fuzzing, audits, and other studies.
Multiple issues were discovered and fixed in v8 188.8.131.52.
It was discovered that remote websites could capture video data from attached web cameras without permission.
It was discovered that remote websites could cause user interface disruptions like window fullscreening and mouse pointer locking.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 42.0.2311.90-1~deb8u1.
For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 42.0.2311.90-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.