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Vulnerability of V8: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of V8, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Debian, Fedora, Chrome, openSUSE Leap, Opera, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 29/08/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2017-15406, DSA-4020-1, FEDORA-2018-faff5f661e, openSUSE-SU-2017:2902-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:3245-1, RHSA-2017:3082-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-27100.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of V8, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Chrome, openSUSE Leap, Opera, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Chrome: version 62.0.3202.75.
The version 62.0.3202.75 is fixed:
  https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html

Debian 9: new chromium-browser packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: chromium-browser 62.0.3202.75-1~deb9u1

Fedora 27: new chromium packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: chromium 65.0.3325.181-1.fc27

openSUSE Leap: new chromium packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: chromium 62.0.3202.75-104.32.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: chromium 62.0.3202.75-118.1

Opera: version 49.
The version 49 is fixed:
  https://www.opera.com/fr/download

Opera: version 56.
The version 56 is fixed:
  https://www.opera.com/

RHEL 6.9: new chromium-browser packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: chromium-browser 62.0.3202.75-1.el6_9

SUSE LE 12: new chromium packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM-SP3: chromium 63.0.3239.84-40.1
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