Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3531-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Mar 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1646, CVE-2016-1647, CVE-2016-1648, CVE-2016-1649, CVE-2016-1650.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
Wen Xu discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the v8 library.
A use-after-free issue was discovered.
A use-after-free issue was discovered in the handling of extensions.
lokihardt discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE) library.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.108-1~deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.108-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.