Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201502-13

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

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 40.0.2214.111
Unaffected versions >= 40.0.2214.111

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, gain privileges via a filesystem: URI, or have 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-40.0.2214.111"
 

References

Release Date
February 17, 2015

Latest Revision
February 17, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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