Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2724-1 chromium-browser -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
17 Jul 2013
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-2853, CVE-2013-2867, CVE-2013-2868, CVE-2013-2869, CVE-2013-2870, CVE-2013-2871, CVE-2013-2873, CVE-2013-2875, CVE-2013-2876, CVE-2013-2877, CVE-2013-2878, CVE-2013-2879, CVE-2013-2880.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web browser.

  • CVE-2013-2853

    The HTTPS implementation does not ensure that headers are terminated by \r\n\r\n (carriage return, newline, carriage return, newline).

  • CVE-2013-2867

    Chrome does not properly prevent pop-under windows.

  • CVE-2013-2868

    common/extensions/ proceeds with sync operations for NPAPI extensions without checking for a certain plugin permission setting.

  • CVE-2013-2869

    Denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted JPEG2000 image.

  • CVE-2013-2870

    Use-after-free vulnerability in network sockets.

  • CVE-2013-2871

    Use-after-free vulnerability in input handling.

  • CVE-2013-2873

    Use-after-free vulnerability in resource loading.

  • CVE-2013-2875

    Out-of-bounds read in SVG file handling.

  • CVE-2013-2876

    Chromium does not properly enforce restrictions on the capture of screenshots by extensions, which could lead to information disclosure from previous page visits.

  • CVE-2013-2877

    Out-of-bounds read in XML file handling.

  • CVE-2013-2878

    Out-of-bounds read in text handling.

  • CVE-2013-2879

    The circumstances in which a renderer process can be considered a trusted process for sign-in and subsequent sync operations were not propertly checked.

  • CVE-2013-2880

    The Chromium 28 development team found various issues from internal fuzzing, audits, and other studies.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 28.0.1500.71-1~deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 28.0.1500.71-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.