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Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201603-5
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Severity: High
Date    : 2016-03-09
CVE-ID  : CVE-2016-1643 CVE-2016-1644 CVE-2016-1645
Package : chromium
Type    : multiple issues
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/CVE

Summary
======
The package chromium before version 49.0.2623.87-1 is vulnerable to multiple
issues including type confusion, use-after-free and out-of-bounds write.

Resolution
=========
Upgrade to 49.0.2623.87-1.

# pacman -Syu "chromium>=49.0.2623.87-1"

The problems have been fixed upstream in version 49.0.2623.87.

Workaround
=========
None.

Description
==========
- CVE-2016-1643 (type confusion)
Type confusion in Blink.

- CVE-2016-1644 (use-after-free)
Use-after-free in Blink.

- CVE-2016-1645 (out-of-bounds write)
Out-of-bounds write in PDFium.


Impact
=====
A remote attacker is able to crash the application resulting in denial of
service or execute arbitrary code.

References
=========
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1643
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1644
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1645
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update_8.html

ArchLinux: 201603-5: chromium: multiple issues

March 9, 2016

Summary

- CVE-2016-1643 (type confusion) Type confusion in Blink. - CVE-2016-1644 (use-after-free) Use-after-free in Blink.
- CVE-2016-1645 (out-of-bounds write) Out-of-bounds write in PDFium.

Resolution

Upgrade to 49.0.2623.87-1. # pacman -Syu "chromium>=49.0.2623.87-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 49.0.2623.87.

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1643 https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1644 https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1645 https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update_8.html

Severity
Package : chromium
Type : multiple issues
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/CVE

Workaround

None.

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