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Debian: DSA-4330-1: chromium-browser security update

Date 02 Nov 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2018-5179
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4330-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
November 02, 2018                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-5179 CVE-2018-17462 CVE-2018-17463 CVE-2018-17464
                 CVE-2018-17465 CVE-2018-17466 CVE-2018-17467 CVE-2018-17468
                 CVE-2018-17469 CVE-2018-17470 CVE-2018-17471 CVE-2018-17473
                 CVE-2018-17474 CVE-2018-17475 CVE-2018-17476 CVE-2018-17477

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

CVE-2018-5179

    Yannic Boneberger discovered an error in the ServiceWorker implementation.

CVE-2018-17462

    Ned Williamson and Niklas Baumstark discovered a way to escape the sandbox.

CVE-2018-17463

    Ned Williamson and Niklas Baumstark discovered a remote code execution
    issue in the v8 javascript library.

CVE-2018-17464

    xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2018-17465

    Lin Zuojian discovered a use-after-free issue in the v8 javascript
    library.

CVE-2018-17466

    Omair discovered a memory corruption issue in the angle library.

CVE-2018-17467

    Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2018-17468

    Jams Lee discovered an information disclosure issue.

CVE-2018-17469

    Zhen Zhou discovered a buffer overflow issue in the pdfium library.

CVE-2018-17470

    Zhe Jin discovered a memory corruption issue in the GPU backend
    implementation.

CVE-2018-17471

    Lnyas Zhang discovered an issue with the full screen user interface.

CVE-2018-17473

    Khalil Zhani discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2018-17474

    Zhe Jin discovered a use-after-free issue.

CVE-2018-17475

    Vladimir Metnew discovered a URL spoofing issue.

CVE-2018-17476

    Khalil Zhani discovered an issue with the full screen user interface.

CVE-2018-17477

    Aaron Muir Hamilton discovered a user interface spoofing issue in the
    extensions pane.

This update also fixes a buffer overflow in the embedded lcms library included
with chromium.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 70.0.3538.67-1~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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