Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201811-10

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

Affected Packages

www-client/chromium on all architectures
Affected versions < 70.0.3538.67
Unaffected versions >= 70.0.3538.67

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 and Google Chrome. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and Google Chrome Releases for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, cause a heap buffer overflow, obtain sensitive information, or spoof a URL.

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-70.0.3538.67"
 

References

Release Date
November 23, 2018

Latest Revision
November 23, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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