Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201706-20

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 59.0.3071.104
Unaffected versions >= 59.0.3071.104

Background

Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all users to experience the web.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions or spoof content.

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-59.0.3071.104"
 

References

Release Date
June 20, 2017

Latest Revision
June 20, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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