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

    Date27 Jan 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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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