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    Debian: DSA-3667-1: chromium-browser security update

    Date 15 Sep 2016
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    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-5170
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3667-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    September 15, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromium-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-5170 CVE-2016-5171 CVE-2016-5172 CVE-2016-5173
                     CVE-2016-5174 CVE-2016-5175 CVE-2016-7395
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2016-5170
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered in Blink/Webkit.
    
    CVE-2016-5171
    
        Another use-after-free issue was discovered in Blink/Webkit.
    
    CVE-2016-5172
    
        Choongwoo Han discovered an information leak in the v8 javascript
        library.
    
    CVE-2016-5173
    
        A resource bypass issue was discovered in extensions.
    
    CVE-2016-5174
    
        Andrey Kovalev discoved a way to bypass the popup blocker.
    
    CVE-2016-5175
    
        The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
        internal auditing.
    
    CVE-2016-7395
    
        An uninitialized memory read issue was discovered in the skia library.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 53.0.2785.113-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 53.0.2785.113-1.
    
    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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