Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4020-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 05 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5124, CVE-2017-5125, CVE-2017-5126, CVE-2017-5127, CVE-2017-5128, CVE-2017-5129, CVE-2017-5131, CVE-2017-5132, CVE-2017-5133, CVE-2017-15386, CVE-2017-15387, CVE-2017-15388, CVE-2017-15389, CVE-2017-15390, CVE-2017-15391, CVE-2017-15392, CVE-2017-15393, CVE-2017-15394, CVE-2017-15395, CVE-2017-15396.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
In addition, this message serves as an annoucment that security support for chromium in the oldstable release (jessie), Debian 8, is now discontinued.
Debian 8 chromium users that desire continued security updates are strongly encouraged to upgrade now to the current stable release (stretch), Debian 9.
An alternative is to switch to the firefox browser, which will continue to receive security updates in jessie for some time.
A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in MHTML.
A heap overflow issue was discovered in the skia library.
Luat Nguyen discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.
Luat Nguyen discovered another use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.
Omair discovered a heap overflow issue in the WebGL implementation.
Omair discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebAudio implementation.
An out-of-bounds write issue was discovered in the skia library.
Guarav Dewan discovered an error in the WebAssembly implementation.
Aleksandar Nikolic discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the skia library.
WenXu Wu discovered a user interface spoofing issue.
Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the content security policy.
Kushal Arvind Shah discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the skia library.
xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue.
Haosheng Wang discovered a URL spoofing issue.
Joao Lucas Melo Brasio discovered a way for an extension to bypass its limitations.
Xiaoyin Liu discovered an error the implementation of registry keys.
Svyat Mitin discovered an issue in the devtools.
Sam discovered a URL spoofing issue.
Johannes Bergman discovered a null pointer dereference issue.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), security support for chromium has been discontinued.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 62.0.3202.75-1~deb9u1.
For the testing distribution (buster), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 62.0.3202.75-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.