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Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201204-03 / chromium
Release Date April 10, 2012
Latest Revision April 10, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/chromium < 18.0.1025.151 >= 18.0.1025.151 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #410963

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, or bypass of the same origin policy.

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-18.0.1025.151"

4.  References



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