Debian DSA-3507-1 : chromium-browser - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89697
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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-2015-8126 Joerg Bornemann discovered multiple buffer overflow issues in the libpng library.

- CVE-2016-1630 Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy in Blink/Webkit.

- CVE-2016-1631 Mariusz Mlynski discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy in the Pepper Plugin API.

- CVE-2016-1632 A bad cast was discovered.

- CVE-2016-1633 cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

- CVE-2016-1634 cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

- CVE-2016-1635 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue in Blink/Webkit.

- CVE-2016-1636 A way to bypass SubResource Integrity validation was discovered.

- CVE-2016-1637 Keve Nagy discovered an information leak in the skia library.

- CVE-2016-1638 Rob Wu discovered a WebAPI bypass issue.

- CVE-2016-1639 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in the WebRTC implementation.

- CVE-2016-1640 Luan Herrera discovered an issue with the Extensions user interface.

- CVE-2016-1641 Atte Kettunen discovered a use-after-free issue in the handling of favorite icons.

- CVE-2016-1642 The chrome 49 development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8 JavaScript library, version 4.9.385.26.

Solution

Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 49.0.2623.75-1~deb8u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-8126

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1630

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1631

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1632

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1633

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1634

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1635

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1636

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1637

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1638

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1639

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1640

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1641

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1642

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3507

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89697

File Name: debian_DSA-3507.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-browser, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2016-1630, CVE-2016-1631, CVE-2016-1632, CVE-2016-1633, CVE-2016-1634, CVE-2016-1635, CVE-2016-1636, CVE-2016-1637, CVE-2016-1638, CVE-2016-1639, CVE-2016-1640, CVE-2016-1641, CVE-2016-1642

DSA: 3507