Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3418-1 chromium-browser -- security update

Date Reported:
14 Dec 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-6788, CVE-2015-6789, CVE-2015-6790, CVE-2015-6791.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser.

  • CVE-2015-6788

    A type confusion issue was discovered in the handling of extensions.

  • CVE-2015-6789

    cloudfuzzer discovered a use-after-free issue.

  • CVE-2015-6790

    Inti De Ceukelaire discovered a way to inject HTML into serialized web pages.

  • CVE-2015-6791

    The chrome 47 development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8 javascript library, version

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 47.0.2526.80-1~deb8u1.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 47.0.2526.80-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser packages.