Debian: DSA-3531-1: chromum-browser security update

    Date 25 Mar 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1646
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3531-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    March 25, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromum-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1646 CVE-2016-1647 CVE-2016-1648 CVE-2016-1649
                     CVE-2016-1650
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2016-1646
    
        Wen Xu discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the v8 library.
    
    CVE-2016-1647
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered.
    
    CVE-2016-1648
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered in the handling of extensions.
    
    CVE-2016-1649
    
        lokihardt discovered a buffer overflow issue in the Almost Native
        Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE) library.
    
    CVE-2016-1650
    
        The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
        internal auditing.  Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8
        javascript library, version 4.9.385.33.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 49.0.2623.108-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 49.0.2623.108-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your chromum-browser packages.
    
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