Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201408-16

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of which can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 37.0.2062.94
Unaffected versions >= 37.0.2062.94

Background

Chromium is an open-source web browser project.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could conduct a number of attacks which include: cross site scripting attacks, bypassing of sandbox protection, potential execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-37.0.2062.94"
 

References

Release Date
August 30, 2014

Latest Revision
August 30, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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