Debian DSA-2811-1 : chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 71254
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Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

- CVE-2013-6634 Andrey Labunets discovered that the wrong URL was used during validation in the one-click sign on helper.

- CVE-2013-6635 cloudfuzzer discovered use-after-free issues in the InsertHTML and Indent DOM editing commands.

- CVE-2013-6636 Bas Venis discovered an address bar spoofing issue.

- CVE-2013-6637 The chrome 31 development team discovered and fixed multiple issues with potential security impact.

- CVE-2013-6638 Jakob Kummerow of the Chromium project discovered a buffer overflow in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2013-6639 Jakob Kummerow of the Chromium project discovered an out-of-bounds write in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2013-6640 Jakob Kummerow of the Chromium project discovered an out-of-bounds read in the v8 JavaScript library.

Solution

Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 31.0.1650.63-1~deb7u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6634

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6635

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6636

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6637

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6638

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6639

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-6640

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2811

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71254

File Name: debian_DSA-2811.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6634, CVE-2013-6635, CVE-2013-6636, CVE-2013-6637, CVE-2013-6638, CVE-2013-6639, CVE-2013-6640

BID: 64078

DSA: 2811