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Debian: DSA-2166-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 16 Feb 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Chromium browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2166-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                         Giuseppe Iuculano
February 16, 2011                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0777 CVE-2011-0778 CVE-2011-0783 CVE-2011-0983 CVE-2011-0981 CVE-2011-0984 CVE-2011-0985


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Chromium browser.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:


CVE-2011-0777

  Use-after-free vulnerability in Google Chrome before 9.0.597.84 allows remote
  attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other
  impact via vectors related to image loading


CVE-2011-0778

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.84 does not properly restrict drag and drop
  operations, which might allow remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin
  Policy via unspecified vectors


CVE-2011-0783

  Unspecified vulnerability in Google Chrome before 9.0.597.84 allows
  user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service
  (application crash) via vectors involving a "bad volume setting."


CVE-2011-0983

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.94 does not properly handle anonymous blocks,
  which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
  unspecified other impact via unknown vectors that lead to a "stale pointer."


CVE-2011-0981

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.94 does not properly perform event handling for
  animations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or 
  possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors that lead to a
  "stale pointer."


CVE-2011-0984

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.94 does not properly handle plug-ins, which
  allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read)
  via unspecified vectors


CVE-2011-0985

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.94 does not properly perform process termination
  upon memory exhaustion, which has unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.



For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze2

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed
in version 9.0.597.98~r74359-1

We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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