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    Debian: DSA-4256-1: chromium-browser security update

    Date 27 Jul 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2018-4117
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4256-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
    July 26, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : chromium-browser
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-4117 CVE-2018-6044 CVE-2018-6150 CVE-2018-6151
                     CVE-2018-6152 CVE-2018-6153 CVE-2018-6154 CVE-2018-6155
                     CVE-2018-6156 CVE-2018-6157 CVE-2018-6158 CVE-2018-6159
                     CVE-2018-6161 CVE-2018-6162 CVE-2018-6163 CVE-2018-6164
                     CVE-2018-6165 CVE-2018-6166 CVE-2018-6167 CVE-2018-6168
                     CVE-2018-6169 CVE-2018-6170 CVE-2018-6171 CVE-2018-6172
                     CVE-2018-6173 CVE-2018-6174 CVE-2018-6175 CVE-2018-6176
                     CVE-2018-6177 CVE-2018-6178 CVE-2018-6179
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.
    
    CVE-2018-4117
    
        AhsanEjaz discovered an information leak.
    
    CVE-2018-6044
    
        Rob Wu discovered a way to escalate privileges using extensions.
    
    CVE-2018-6150
    
        Rob Wu discovered an information disclosure issue (this problem was
        fixed in a previous release but was mistakenly omitted from upstream's
        announcement at the time).
    
    CVE-2018-6151
    
        Rob Wu discovered an issue in the developer tools (this problem  was
        fixed in a previous release but was mistakenly omitted from upstream's
        announcement at the time).
    
    CVE-2018-6152
    
        Rob Wu discovered an issue in the developer tools (this problem  was
        fixed in a previous release but was mistakenly omitted from upstream's
        announcement at the time).
    
    CVE-2018-6153
    
        Zhen Zhou discovered a buffer overflow issue in the skia library.
    
    CVE-2018-6154
    
        Omair discovered a buffer overflow issue in the WebGL implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6155
    
        Natalie Silvanovich discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebRTC
        implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6156
    
        Natalie Silvanovich discovered a buffer overflow issue in the WebRTC
        implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6157
    
        Natalie Silvanovich discovered a type confusion issue in the WebRTC
        implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6158
    
        Zhe Jin discovered a use-after-free issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6159
    
        Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the same origin policy.
    
    CVE-2018-6161
    
        Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the same origin policy.
    
    CVE-2018-6162
    
        Omair discovered a buffer overflow issue in the WebGL implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6163
    
        Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6164
    
        Jun Kokatsu discovered a way to bypass the same origin policy.
    
    CVE-2018-6165
    
        evil1m0 discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6166
    
        Lynas Zhang discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6167
    
        Lynas Zhang discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6168
    
        Gunes Acar and Danny Y. Huang discovered a way to bypass the Cross
        Origin Resource Sharing policy.
    
    CVE-2018-6169
    
        Sam P discovered a way to bypass permissions when installing
        extensions.
    
    CVE-2018-6170
    
        A type confusion issue was discovered in the pdfium library.
    
    CVE-2018-6171
    
        A use-after-free issue was discovered in the WebBluetooth
        implementation.
    
    CVE-2018-6172
    
        Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6173
    
        Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6174
    
        Mark Brand discovered an integer overflow issue in the swiftshader
        library.
    
    CVE-2018-6175
    
        Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6176
    
        Jann Horn discovered a way to escalate privileges using extensions.
    
    CVE-2018-6177
    
        Ron Masas discovered an information leak.
    
    CVE-2018-6178
    
        Khalil Zhani discovered a user interface spoofing issue.
    
    CVE-2018-6179
    
        It was discovered that information about files local to the system
        could be leaked to extensions.
    
    This version also fixes a regression introduced in the previous security
    update that could prevent decoding of particular audio/video codecs.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 68.0.3440.75-1~deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of chromium-browser please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/chromium-browser
    
    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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