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[SECURITY] [DSA 2192-1] chromium-browser security update
From: Giuseppe Iuculano <iuculano () debian org>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:31:47 +0100

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2192-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Giuseppe Iuculano
March 15, 2011                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0779 CVE-2011-1290


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Chromium browser.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:

CVE-2011-0779

  Google Chrome before 9.0.597.84 does not properly handle a missing key in an
  extension, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
  (application crash) via a crafted extension.

CVE-2011-1290

  Integer overflow in WebKit allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
  via unknown vectors, as demonstrated by Vincenzo Iozzo, Willem Pinckaers, and
  Ralf-Philipp Weinmann during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2011.


For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze4

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

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed
version 10.0.648.133~r77742-1


We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce () lists debian org

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