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    ArchLinux: 202012-14: chromium: multiple issues

    Date 17 Dec 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package chromium before version 87.0.4280.88-1 is vulnerable to multiple issues including arbitrary code execution, information disclosure, insufficient validation and denial of service.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202012-14
    ==========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2020-12-09
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2020-16037 CVE-2020-16038 CVE-2020-16039 CVE-2020-16040
              CVE-2020-16041 CVE-2020-16042
    Package : chromium
    Type    : multiple issues
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1323
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package chromium before version 87.0.4280.88-1 is vulnerable to
    multiple issues including arbitrary code execution, information
    disclosure, insufficient validation and denial of service.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 87.0.4280.88-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "chromium>=87.0.4280.88-1"
    
    The problems have been fixed upstream in version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    - CVE-2020-16037 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    A use after free security issue has been found in the clipboard
    component of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    - CVE-2020-16038 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    A use after free security issue has been found in the media component
    of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    - CVE-2020-16039 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    A use after free security issue has been found in the extensions
    component of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    - CVE-2020-16040 (insufficient validation)
    
    An insufficient data validation security issue has been found in the V8
    component of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    - CVE-2020-16041 (denial of service)
    
    An out of bounds read security issue has been found in the networking
    component of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88.
    
    - CVE-2020-16042 (information disclosure)
    
    An uninitialized use security issue has been found in the V8 component
    of the chromium browser before version 87.0.4280.88 and Firefox before
    84.0.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker might be able to crash the application, read memory
    or execute arbitrary code.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
    https://crbug.com/1142331
    https://crbug.com/1138683
    https://crbug.com/1149177
    https://crbug.com/1150649
    https://crbug.com/1151865
    https://crbug.com/1151890
    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-54/#CVE-2020-16042
    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1679003
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16037
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16038
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16039
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16040
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16041
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-16042
    

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