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Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201210-07 / chromium
Release Date October 21, 2012
Latest Revision October 21, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/chromium < 22.0.1229.94 >= 22.0.1229.94 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #433551, #436234, #437664, #437984

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, arbitrary file write, a Denial of Service condition, Cross-Site Scripting in SSL interstitial and various Universal Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

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-22.0.1229.94"

4.  References



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