Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201409-06

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 37.0.2062.120
Unaffected versions >= 37.0.2062.120

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 may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly have other unspecified impact by leveraging improper handling of render-tree inconsistencies.

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-37.0.2062.120"
 

References

Release Date
September 19, 2014

Latest Revision
September 19, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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