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Debian: DSA-3456-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 27 Jan 2016
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Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-6792

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3456-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
January 27, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6792 CVE-2016-1612 CVE-2016-1613 CVE-2016-1614
                 CVE-2016-1615 CVE-2016-1616 CVE-2016-1617 CVE-2016-1618
                 CVE-2016-1619 CVE-2016-1620

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser.

CVE-2015-6792

    An issue was found in the handling of MIDI files.

CVE-2016-1612

    cloudfuzzer discovered a logic error related to receiver
    compatibility in the v8 javascript library.

CVE-2016-1613

    A use-after-free issue was discovered in the pdfium library.

CVE-2016-1614

    Christoph Diehl discovered an information leak in Webkit/Blink.

CVE-2016-1615

    Ron Masas discovered a way to spoof URLs.

CVE-2016-1616

    Luan Herrera discovered a way to spoof URLs.

CVE-2016-1617

    jenuis discovered a way to discover whether an HSTS web site had
    been visited.

CVE-2016-1618

    Aaron Toponce discovered the use of weak random number generator.

CVE-2016-1619

    Keve Nagy discovered an out-of-bounds-read issue in the pdfium library.

CVE-2016-1620

    The chrome 48 development team found and fixed various issues
    during internal auditing.  Also multiple issues were fixed in
    the v8 javascript library, version 4.7.271.17.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 48.0.2564.82-1~deb8u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 48.0.2564.82-1.

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
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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