Debian: DSA-3564-1: chromium-browser security update

    Date 02 May 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1660
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3564-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    May 02, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromium-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1660 CVE-2016-1661 CVE-2016-1662 CVE-2016-1663
                     CVE-2016-1664 CVE-2016-1665 CVE-2016-1666
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2016-1660
    
        Atte Kettunen discovered an out-of-bounds write issue.
    
    CVE-2016-1661
    
        Wadih Matar discovered a memory corruption issue.
    
    CVE-2016-1662
    
        Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue related to extensions.
    
    CVE-2016-1663
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered in Blink's bindings to V8.
    
    CVE-2016-1664
    
        Wadih Matar discovered a way to spoof URLs.
    
    CVE-2016-1665
    
        gksgudtjr456 discovered an information leak in the v8 javascript
        library.
    
    CVE-2016-1666
    
        The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
        internal auditing.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 50.0.2661.94-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 50.0.2661.94-1.
    
    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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