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

Date 14 Dec 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-6788

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3418-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Michael Gilbert
December 14, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : chromium-browser
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6788 CVE-2015-6789 CVE-2015-6790 CVE-2015-6791

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 4.7.80.23.

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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