Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201709-15

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 61.0.3163.79
Unaffected versions >= 61.0.3163.79

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 Chromium. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers 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-61.0.3163.79"
 

References

Release Date
September 24, 2017

Latest Revision
September 24, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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