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

    Date06 Nov 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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