Debian DSA-2245-1 : chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 55033

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Chromium browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2011-1292 Use-after-free vulnerability in the frame-loader implementation in Google Chrome allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

- CVE-2011-1293 Use-after-free vulnerability in the HTMLCollection implementation in Google Chrome allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

- CVE-2011-1440 Use-after-free vulnerability in Google Chrome allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the Ruby element and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequences.

- CVE-2011-1444 Race condition in the sandbox launcher implementation in Google Chrome on Linux allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

- CVE-2011-1797 Google Chrome does not properly render tables, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors that lead to a 'stale pointer'.

- CVE-2011-1799 Google Chrome does not properly perform casts of variables during interaction with the WebKit engine, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Solution

Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze5.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1292

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1293

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1440

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1444

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1797

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-1799

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2245

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55033

File Name: debian_DSA-2245.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-browser, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/29/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1292, CVE-2011-1293, CVE-2011-1440, CVE-2011-1444, CVE-2011-1797, CVE-2011-1799

BID: 47029, 47604, 47830

DSA: 2245