Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||www-client/chromium on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 17.0.963.83|
|Unaffected versions||>= 17.0.963.83|
Chromium is an open source web browser project.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for details.
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, Universal Cross-Site Scripting, or installation of an extension without user interaction.
A remote attacker could also entice a user to install a specially crafted extension that would interfere with browser-issued web requests.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chromium-17.0.963.83"