Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201208-03

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 < 21.0.1180.57
Unaffected versions >= 21.0.1180.57

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, disclosure of sensitive information, or other unspecified impact.

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-21.0.1180.57"
 

References

Release Date
August 14, 2012

Latest Revision
August 14, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries