Update Info


Recommended update for chromium

Type: security
Severity: important
Issued: 2016-09-14
Chromium was updated to 53.0.2785.113 to fix a number of security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed:

- CVE-2016-5170: Use after free in Blink
- CVE-2016-5171: Use after free in Blink
- CVE-2016-5172: Arbitrary Memory Read in v8
- CVE-2016-5173: Extension resource access
- CVE-2016-5174: Popup not correctly suppressed
- CVE-2016-5175: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

The following upstream fixes are included:

- SPDY crasher fixes
- Disable NV12 DXGI video on AMD
- Forward --password-store switch to os_crypt
- Tell the kernel to discard USB requests when they time out.
- disallow WKBackForwardListItem navigations for pushState pages
- arc: bluetooth: Fix advertised uuid
- fix conflicting PendingIntent for stop button and swipe away

The widevine plugin was re-enabled (boo#998328).



  • chromium-53.0.2785.113-100.1