Debian DSA-3645-1 : chromium-browser - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 92956


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


Several vulnerabilites have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

- CVE-2016-5139 GiWan Go discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.

- CVE-2016-5140 Ke Liu discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library.

- CVE-2016-5141 Sergey Glazunov discovered a URL spoofing issue.

- CVE-2016-5142 Sergey Glazunov discovered a use-after-free issue.

- CVE-2016-5143 Gregory Panakkal discovered an issue in the developer tools.

- CVE-2016-5144 Gregory Panakkal discovered another issue in the developer tools.

- CVE-2016-5146 The chrome development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.


Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.0.2743.116-1~deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92956

File Name: debian_DSA-3645.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/15

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2016/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5140, CVE-2016-5141, CVE-2016-5142, CVE-2016-5143, CVE-2016-5144

DSA: 3645