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    Debian: DSA-3549-1: chromium-browser security update

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    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1651
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3549-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    April 15, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromium-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1651 CVE-2016-1652 CVE-2016-1653 CVE-2016-1654
                     CVE-2016-1655 CVE-2016-1657 CVE-2016-1658 CVE-2016-1659
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2016-1651
    
        An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in the pdfium library.
    
    CVE-2016-1652
    
        A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in extension bindings.
    
    CVE-2016-1653
    
        Choongwoo Han discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the v8
        javascript library.
    
    CVE-2016-1654
    
        Atte Kettunen discovered an uninitialized memory read condition.
    
    CVE-2016-1655
    
        Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue related to extensions.
    
    CVE-2016-1657
    
        Luan Herrera discovered a way to spoof URLs.
    
    CVE-2016-1658
    
        Antonio Sanso discovered an information leak related to extensions.
    
    CVE-2016-1659
    
        The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
        internal auditing.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 50.0.2661.75-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 50.0.2661.75-1.
    
    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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