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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202004-12 ] Chromium, Google Chrome Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202004-12)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-04-23
Bug(s): #717652, #718826
ID: 202004-12

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google
Chrome, the worst of which could allow 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.
Google Chrome is one fast, simple, and secure browser for all your
devices.


Affected Packages

Package: www-client/chromium
Vulnerable: < 81.0.4044.122
Unaffected: >= 81.0.4044.122
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: www-client/google-chrome
Vulnerable: < 81.0.4044.122
Unaffected: >= 81.0.4044.122
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google
Chrome. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted HTML
or multimedia file using Chromium or Google Chrome, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.


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-81.0.4044.122"
   
All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-client/google-chrome-81.0.4044.122"
   


References

CVE-2020-6457
CVE-2020-6458
CVE-2020-6459
CVE-2020-6460
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