Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3564-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1660, CVE-2016-1661, CVE-2016-1662, CVE-2016-1663, CVE-2016-1664, CVE-2016-1665, CVE-2016-1666.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
Atte Kettunen discovered an out-of-bounds write issue.
Wadih Matar discovered a memory corruption issue.
Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue related to extensions.
A use-after-free issue was discovered in Blink's bindings to V8.
Wadih Matar discovered a way to spoof URLs.
The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.94-1~deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 50.0.2661.94-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.