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Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201202-01 / chromium
Release Date February 18, 2012
Latest Revision February 18, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/chromium < 17.0.963.56 >= 17.0.963.56 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #402841, #404067

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Chromium is an open source web browser project.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, information leak (clipboard contents), bypass of the Same Origin Policy, or escape from NativeClient's sandbox.

A remote attacker could also entice the user to perform a set of UI actions (drag and drop) to trigger an URL bar spoofing vulnerability.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chromium-17.0.963.56"

4.  References



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