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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201607-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 16, 2016
Bug(s): #584310, #586704
ID: 201607-07

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: < 51.0.2704.103
Unaffected: >= 51.0.2704.103
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-51.0.2704.103"
   


References

CVE-2016-1672
CVE-2016-1673
CVE-2016-1674
CVE-2016-1675
CVE-2016-1676
CVE-2016-1677
CVE-2016-1678
CVE-2016-1679
CVE-2016-1680
CVE-2016-1681
CVE-2016-1682
CVE-2016-1683
CVE-2016-1684
CVE-2016-1685
CVE-2016-1686
CVE-2016-1687
CVE-2016-1688
CVE-2016-1689
CVE-2016-1690
CVE-2016-1691
CVE-2016-1692
CVE-2016-1693
CVE-2016-1694
CVE-2016-1695
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