Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3549-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Apr 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the pdfium library.
A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in extension bindings.
Atte Kettunen discovered an uninitialized memory read condition.
Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue related to extensions.
Luan Herrera discovered a way to spoof URLs.
Antonio Sanso discovered an information leak related to extensions.
The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.75-1~deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.75-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.