Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3315-1 chromium-browser -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1266, CVE-2015-1267, CVE-2015-1268, CVE-2015-1269, CVE-2015-1270, CVE-2015-1271, CVE-2015-1272, CVE-2015-1273, CVE-2015-1274, CVE-2015-1276, CVE-2015-1277, CVE-2015-1278, CVE-2015-1279, CVE-2015-1280, CVE-2015-1281, CVE-2015-1282, CVE-2015-1283, CVE-2015-1284, CVE-2015-1285, CVE-2015-1286, CVE-2015-1287, CVE-2015-1288, CVE-2015-1289.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser.
Intended access restrictions could be bypassed for certain URLs like chrome://gpu.
A way to bypass the Same Origin Policy was discovered.
Mariusz Mlynski also discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy.
Mike Rudy discovered that hostnames were not properly compared in the HTTP Strict Transport Policy and HTTP Public Key Pinning features, which could allow those access restrictions to be bypassed.
Atte Kettunen discovered an uninitialized memory read in the ICU library.
cloudfuzzer discovered a buffer overflow in the pdfium library.
Chamal de Silva discovered race conditions in the GPU process implementation.
makosoft discovered a buffer overflow in openjpeg, which is used by the pdfium library embedded in chromium.
andrewm.bpi discovered that the auto-open list allowed certain file types to be executed immediately after download.
Colin Payne discovered a use-after-free issue in the IndexedDB implementation.
SkyLined discovered a use-after-free issue in chromium's accessibility implementation.
Chamal de Silva discovered a way to use PDF documents to spoof a URL.
mlafon discovered a buffer overflow in the pdfium library.
cloudfuzzer discovered a memory corruption issue in the SKIA library.
Masato Knugawa discovered a way to bypass the Content Security Policy.
Chamal de Silva discovered multiple use-after-free issues in the pdfium library.
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered a buffer overflow in the expat library.
Atte Kettunen discovered that the maximum number of page frames was not correctly checked.
gazheyes discovered an information leak in the XSS auditor, which normally helps to prevent certain classes of cross-site scripting problems.
filedescriptor discovered a way to bypass the Same Origin Policy.
Mike Ruddy discovered that the spellchecking dictionaries could still be downloaded over plain HTTP (related to CVE-2015-1263).
The chrome 44 development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing.
In addition to the above issues, Google disabled the hotword extension by default in this version, which if enabled downloads files without the user's intervention.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 44.0.2403.89-1~deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 44.0.2403.89-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.