[USN-5350-1] Chromium vulnerability


========================================================================== 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
Summary:
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
Details:
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 changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5350-1 CVE-2022-1096
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/99.0.4844.84-0ubuntu0.18.04.1