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    Debian: DSA-3683-1: chromium-browser security update

    Date 02 Oct 2016
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    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2016-5177
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3683-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    October 02, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromium-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-5177 CVE-2016-5178
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2016-5177
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered in the v8 javascript library.
    
    CVE-2016-5178
    
        The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during
        internal auditing.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 53.0.2785.143-1~deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 53.0.2785.143-1.
    
    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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