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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201605-02 ] Chromium Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201605-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 14, 2016
Bug(s): #578200, #579954, #581524, #582828
ID: 201605-02

Synopsis

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


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.


Affected Packages

Package: www-client/chromium
Vulnerable: < 50.0.2661.102
Unaffected: >= 50.0.2661.102
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web
browser. 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, obtain
sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chromium-50.0.2661.102"
   


References

CVE-2016-1646
CVE-2016-1647
CVE-2016-1648
CVE-2016-1649
CVE-2016-1650
CVE-2016-1651
CVE-2016-1652
CVE-2016-1653
CVE-2016-1654
CVE-2016-1655
CVE-2016-1656
CVE-2016-1657
CVE-2016-1658
CVE-2016-1659
CVE-2016-1660
CVE-2016-1661
CVE-2016-1662
CVE-2016-1663
CVE-2016-1664
CVE-2016-1665
CVE-2016-1666
CVE-2016-1667
CVE-2016-1668
CVE-2016-1669
CVE-2016-1670
CVE-2016-1671

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