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

High Nessus Plugin ID 118719

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 70.0.3538.67-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-5179

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17462

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17463

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17464

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17465

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17466

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17467

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17468

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17469

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17470

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17471

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17473

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17474

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17475

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17476

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-17477

http://www.nessus.org/u?e33901a2

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/chromium-browser

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4330

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118719

File Name: debian_DSA-4330.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/05

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: 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, CVE-2018-5179

DSA: 4330