Debian DSA-3637-1 : chromium-browser - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 92666


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


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

- CVE-2016-1704 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.

- CVE-2016-1705 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.

- CVE-2016-1706 Pinkie Pie discovered a way to escape the Pepper Plugin API sandbox.

- CVE-2016-1707 xisigr discovered a URL spoofing issue.

- CVE-2016-1708 Adam Varsan discovered a use-after-free issue.

- CVE-2016-1709 ChenQin discovered a buffer overflow issue in the sfntly library.

- CVE-2016-1710 Mariusz Mlynski discovered a same-origin bypass.

- CVE-2016-1711 Mariusz Mlynski discovered another same-origin bypass.

- CVE-2016-5127 cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue.

- CVE-2016-5128 A same-origin bypass issue was discovered in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2016-5129 Jeonghoon Shin discovered a memory corruption issue in the v8 JavaScript library.

- CVE-2016-5130 Widih Matar discovered a URL spoofing issue.

- CVE-2016-5131 Nick Wellnhofer discovered a use-after-free issue in the libxml2 library.

- CVE-2016-5132 Ben Kelly discovered a same-origin bypass.

- CVE-2016-5133 Patch Eudor discovered an issue in proxy authentication.

- CVE-2016-5134 Paul Stone discovered an information leak in the Proxy Auto-Config feature.

- CVE-2016-5135 ShenYeYinJiu discovered a way to bypass the Content Security Policy.

- CVE-2016-5136 Rob Wu discovered a use-after-free issue.

- CVE-2016-5137 Xiaoyin Liu discovered a way to discover whether an HSTS website had been visited.


Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.0.2743.82-1~deb8u1.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92666

File Name: debian_DSA-3637.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/02

Updated: 2020/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1704, CVE-2016-1705, CVE-2016-1706, CVE-2016-1707, CVE-2016-1708, CVE-2016-1709, CVE-2016-1710, CVE-2016-1711, CVE-2016-5127, CVE-2016-5128, CVE-2016-5129, CVE-2016-5130, CVE-2016-5131, CVE-2016-5132, CVE-2016-5133, CVE-2016-5134, CVE-2016-5135, CVE-2016-5136, CVE-2016-5137

DSA: 3637