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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201611-16 ] Chromium Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201611-16)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 22, 2016
Bug(s): #599416
ID: 201611-16

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: < 54.0.2840.100
Unaffected: >= 54.0.2840.100
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-54.0.2840.100"
   


References

CVE-2016-5199
CVE-2016-5200
CVE-2016-5201
CVE-2016-5202
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