Debian DSA-2799-1 : chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 70986


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


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

- CVE-2013-2931 The chrome 31 development team found various issues from internal fuzzing, audits, and other studies.

- CVE-2013-6621 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in speech input handling.

- CVE-2013-6622 'cloudfuzzer' discovered a use-after-free issue in HTMLMediaElement.

- CVE-2013-6623 'miaubiz' discovered an out-of-bounds read in the Blink/Webkit SVG implementation.

- CVE-2013-6624 Jon Butler discovered a use-after-free issue in id attribute strings.

- CVE-2013-6625 'cloudfuzzer' discovered a use-after-free issue in the Blink/Webkit DOM implementation.

- CVE-2013-6626 Chamal de Silva discovered an address bar spoofing issue.

- CVE-2013-6627 'skylined' discovered an out-of-bounds read in the HTTP stream parser.

- CVE-2013-6628 Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan of INRIA Paris discovered that a different (unverified) certificate could be used after successful TLS renegotiation with a valid certificate.

- CVE-2013-6629 Michal Zalewski discovered an uninitialized memory read in the libjpeg and libjpeg-turbo libraries.

- CVE-2013-6630 Michal Zalewski discovered another uninitialized memory read in the libjpeg and libjpeg-turbo libraries.

- CVE-2013-6631 Patrik Hoglund discovered a use-free issue in the libjingle library.

- CVE-2013-6632 Pinkie Pie discovered multiple memory corruption issues.


Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 31.0.1650.57-1~deb7u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 70986

File Name: debian_DSA-2799.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-browser, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2931, CVE-2013-6621, CVE-2013-6622, CVE-2013-6623, CVE-2013-6624, CVE-2013-6625, CVE-2013-6626, CVE-2013-6627, CVE-2013-6628, CVE-2013-6629, CVE-2013-6630, CVE-2013-6631, CVE-2013-6632

DSA: 2799