security update in Fedora 24 for chromium

Status: stable 3 years ago

On 2016-08-04 Google released Chrome 52.0.2743.116 which fixes at least 8 security issues: CVE-2016-5141, CVE-2016-5142, CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5140, CVE-2016-5145, CVE-2016-5143 and CVE-2016-5144.

Additionally, this update:

  • Splits libmedia and libffmpeg into the libs-media subpackage, so that it can be replaced by non-Fedora repos to provide additional codecs.
  • Enables gtk3 support
  • Adds additional ICU Text codec aliases (from openSUSE via Russian Fedora)
  • Uses PIE in the Linux sandbox (from openSUSE via Russian Fedora)
  • Enables ARM CPU detection for webrtc (from archlinux via Russian Fedora)
  • Does not force -m32 in icu compile on ARM (from archlinux via Russian Fedora)
  • Enables fpic on linux
  • Enables hidpi
  • Enables touch_ui
  • Adds chromedriver subpackage (from Russian Fedora)
  • Sets default master_preferences location to /etc/chromium (and includes master_preferences file)
  • Creates PepperFlash directory where plugin needs to live if user has it
  • Improves translations in chromium-browser.desktop (from Russian Fedora)
  • Improves translation in Appinfo xml file (thanks to Richard Hughes)

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2016-e9798eaaa3

Comments 7

This update has been submitted for testing by spot.

No issues encountered.

karma: +1 #1364779: +1

This update has been pushed to testing.

works fine

karma: +1

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

This update has been pushed to stable.

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0+1 #1364779 Please update Chromium to 52.0.2743.116

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