Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3486-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Feb 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1622, CVE-2016-1623, CVE-2016-1624, CVE-2016-1625, CVE-2016-1626, CVE-2016-1627, CVE-2016-1628, CVE-2016-1629.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
It was discovered that a maliciously crafted extension could bypass the Same Origin Policy.
Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy.
lukezli discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Brotli library.
Jann Horn discovered a way to cause the Chrome Instant feature to navigate to unintended destinations.
An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the openjpeg library.
It was discovered that the Developer Tools did not validate URLs.
An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the pdfium library.
A way to bypass the Same Origin Policy was discovered in Blink/WebKit, along with a way to escape the chromium sandbox.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 48.0.2564.116-1~deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 48.0.2564.116-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.