Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201210-07

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 < 22.0.1229.94
Unaffected versions >= 22.0.1229.94

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, arbitrary file write, a Denial of Service condition, Cross-Site Scripting in SSL interstitial and various Universal Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

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-22.0.1229.94"
 

References

Release Date
October 21, 2012

Latest Revision
October 21, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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