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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 87360


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


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


Upgrade the chromium-browser packages.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 87360

File Name: debian_DSA-3418.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-browser, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6788, CVE-2015-6789, CVE-2015-6790, CVE-2015-6791

DSA: 3418