CVE-2015-8479

NameCVE-2015-8479
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the AudioOutputDevice::OnDeviceAuthorized function in media/audio/audio_output_device.cc in Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.73 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering access to an unauthorized audio output device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch62.0.3202.89-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)63.0.3239.84-1~deb9u1fixed
buster62.0.3202.89-1fixed
sid63.0.3239.84-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)47.0.2526.73-1high
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)
[squeeze] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)

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