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Debian: DSA-4020-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 06 Nov 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. In addition, this message serves as an annoucment that security support for chromium in the oldstable release (jessie), Debian 8, is now discontinued.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4020-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
November 05, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5124 CVE-2017-5125 CVE-2017-5126 CVE-2017-5127
                 CVE-2017-5128 CVE-2017-5129 CVE-2017-5131 CVE-2017-5132
                 CVE-2017-5133 CVE-2017-15386 CVE-2017-15387 CVE-2017-15388
                 CVE-2017-15389 CVE-2017-15390 CVE-2017-15391 CVE-2017-15392
                 CVE-2017-15393 CVE-2017-15394 CVE-2017-15395 CVE-2017-15396

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

In addition, this message serves as an annoucment that security support for
chromium in the oldstable release (jessie), Debian 8, is now discontinued.

Debian 8 chromium users that desire continued security updates are strongly
encouraged to upgrade now to the current stable release (stretch), Debian 9.

An alternative is to switch to the firefox browser, which will continue to
receive security updates in jessie for some time.

CVE-2017-5124

    A cross-site scripting issue was discovered in MHTML.

CVE-2017-5125

    A heap overflow issue was discovered in the skia library.

CVE-2017-5126

    Luat Nguyen discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.

CVE-2017-5127

    Luat Nguyen discovered another use-after-free issue in the pdfium
    library.

CVE-2017-5128

    Omair discovered a heap overflow issue in the WebGL implementation.

CVE-2017-5129

    Omair discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebAudio implementation.

CVE-2017-5131

    An out-of-bounds write issue was discovered in the skia library.

CVE-2017-5132

    Guarav Dewan discovered an error in the WebAssembly implementation.

CVE-2017-5133

    Aleksandar Nikolic discovered an out-of-bounds write issue in the skia
    library.

CVE-2017-15386

    WenXu Wu discovered a user interface spoofing issue.

CVE-2017-15387

    Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the content security policy.

CVE-2017-15388

    Kushal Arvind Shah discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in the skia
    library.

CVE-2017-15389

    xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2017-15390

    Haosheng Wang discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2017-15391

    Joao Lucas Melo Brasio discovered a way for an extension to bypass its
    limitations.

CVE-2017-15392

    Xiaoyin Liu discovered an error the implementation of registry keys.

CVE-2017-15393

    Svyat Mitin discovered an issue in the devtools.

CVE-2017-15394

    Sam discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2017-15395

    Johannes Bergman discovered a null pointer dereference issue.

CVE-2017-15396

    Yuan Deng discovered a stack overflow issue in the v8 javascript library.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), security support for chromium has
been discontinued.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 62.0.3202.75-1~deb9u1.

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 62.0.3202.75-1.

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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