[USN-5350-1] Chromium vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Mar 29 18:55:03 UTC 2022

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5350-1
March 28, 2022

chromium-browser vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Chromium could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- chromium-browser: Chromium web browser, open-source version of Chrome


It was discovered that Chromium incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  chromium-browser                99.0.4844.84-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary


Package Information:
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