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Debian: DSA-3594-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 04 Jun 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-1696

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3594-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
June 04, 2016                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1696 CVE-2016-1697 CVE-2016-1698 CVE-2016-1699
                 CVE-2016-1700 CVE-2016-1701 CVE-2016-1702

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

CVE-2016-1696

    A cross-origin bypass was found in the bindings to extensions.

CVE-2016-1697

    Mariusz Mlynski discovered a cross-origin bypass in Blink/Webkit.

CVE-2016-1698

    Rob Wu discovered an information leak.

CVE-2016-1699

    Gregory Panakkal discovered an issue in the Developer Tools
    feature.

CVE-2016-1700

    Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue in extensions.

CVE-2016-1701

    Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue in the autofill feature.

CVE-2016-1702

    cloudfuzzer discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the skia
    library.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 51.0.2704.79-1~deb8u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 51.0.2704.79-1.

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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