Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201801-03

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

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 63.0.3239.108
Unaffected versions >= 63.0.3239.108
www-client/google-chrome on all architectures
Affected versions < 63.0.3239.108
Unaffected versions >= 63.0.3239.108

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.

Google Chrome is one fast, simple, and secure browser for all your devices

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google Chrome. 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, bypass content security controls, or conduct URL spoofing.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=www-client/chromium-63.0.3239.108"
 

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=www-client/google-chrome-63.0.3239.108"
 

References

Release Date
January 07, 2018

Latest Revision
January 07, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

Bugzilla entries