Debian DSA-3985-1 : chromium-browser - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103539
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VPR Score: 8.9


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

- CVE-2017-5111 Luat Nguyen discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.

- CVE-2017-5112 Tobias Klein discovered a buffer overflow issue in the webgl library.

- CVE-2017-5113 A buffer overflow issue was discovered in the skia library.

- CVE-2017-5114 Ke Liu discovered a memory issue in the pdfium library.

- CVE-2017-5115 Marco Giovannini discovered a type confusion issue in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2017-5116 Guang Gong discovered a type confusion issue in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2017-5117 Tobias Klein discovered an uninitialized value in the skia library.

- CVE-2017-5118 WenXu Wu discovered a way to bypass the Content Security Policy.

- CVE-2017-5119 Another uninitialized value was discovered in the skia library.

- CVE-2017-5120 Xiaoyin Liu discovered a way downgrade HTTPS connections during redirection.

- CVE-2017-5121 Jordan Rabet discovered an out-of-bounds memory access in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2017-5122 Choongwoo Han discovered an out-of-bounds memory access in the v8 JavaScript library.


Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 61.0.3163.100-1~deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103539

File Name: debian_DSA-3985.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/29/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-browser, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5111, CVE-2017-5112, CVE-2017-5113, CVE-2017-5114, CVE-2017-5115, CVE-2017-5116, CVE-2017-5117, CVE-2017-5118, CVE-2017-5119, CVE-2017-5120, CVE-2017-5121, CVE-2017-5122

DSA: 3985