CVE-2016-5212

NameCVE-2016-5212
DescriptionGoogle Chrome prior to 55.0.2883.75 for Mac, Windows and Linux, and 55.0.2883.84 for Android insufficiently sanitized DevTools URLs, which allowed a remote attacker to read local files via a crafted HTML page.
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)
ReferencesDSA-3731-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch63.0.3239.84-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.0.3440.75-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid68.0.3440.75-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)55.0.2883.75-1medium
chromium-browsersourcejessie55.0.2883.75-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3731-1
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

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

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