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Debian: DSA-3507-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 05 Mar 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-8126

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3507-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
March 05, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8126 CVE-2016-1630 CVE-2016-1631 CVE-2016-1632
                 CVE-2016-1633 CVE-2016-1634 CVE-2016-1635 CVE-2016-1636
                 CVE-2016-1637 CVE-2016-1638 CVE-2016-1639 CVE-2016-1640
                 CVE-2016-1641 CVE-2016-1642

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

CVE-2015-8126

    Joerg Bornemann discovered multiple buffer overflow issues in the
    libpng library.

CVE-2016-1630

    Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy
    in Blink/Webkit.

CVE-2016-1631

    Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy
    in the Pepper Plugin API.

CVE-2016-1632

    A bad cast was discovered.

CVE-2016-1633

    cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

CVE-2016-1634

    cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

CVE-2016-1635

    Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

CVE-2016-1636

    A way to bypass SubResource Integrity validation was discovered.

CVE-2016-1637

    Keve Nagy discovered an information leak in the skia library.

CVE-2016-1638

    Rob Wu discovered a WebAPI bypass issue.

CVE-2016-1639

    Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebRTC
    implementation.

CVE-2016-1640

    Luan Herrera discovered an issue with the Extensions user interface.

CVE-2016-1641

    Atte Kettunen discovered a use-after-free issue in the handling of
    favorite icons.

CVE-2016-1642

    The chrome 49 development team found and fixed various issues
    during internal auditing.  Also multiple issues were fixed in
    the v8 javascript library, version 4.9.385.26.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 49.0.2623.75-1~deb8u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 49.0.2623.75-1.

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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