Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201202-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 17.0.963.56
Unaffected versions >= 17.0.963.56

Background

Chromium is an open source web browser project.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, information leak (clipboard contents), bypass of the Same Origin Policy, or escape from NativeClient's sandbox.

A remote attacker could also entice the user to perform a set of UI actions (drag and drop) to trigger an URL bar spoofing vulnerability.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chromium-17.0.963.56"
 

References

Release Date
February 18, 2012

Latest Revision
February 18, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries