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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201203-24 ] Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201203-24)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 30, 2012
Bug(s): #410045
ID: 201203-24

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium and V8,
some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Chromium is an open source web browser project. V8 is Google's open
source JavaScript engine. SPDY is an experimental networking protocol.


Affected Packages

Package: www-client/chromium
Vulnerable: < 18.0.1025.142
Unaffected: >= 18.0.1025.142
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: dev-lang/v8
Vulnerable: < 3.8.9.16
Unaffected: >= 3.8.9.16
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and V8. Please
review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for
details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted web site or JavaScript program using Chromium or V8, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process, or a Denial of Service condition.
The attacker could also entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Chromium, possibly resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS), or
an unspecified SPDY certificate checking error.


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-18.0.1025.142"
   
All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/v8-3.8.9.16"
   


References


CVE-2011-3057


CVE-2011-3058


CVE-2011-3059


CVE-2011-3060


CVE-2011-3061


CVE-2011-3062


CVE-2011-3063


CVE-2011-3064


CVE-2011-3065


Release Notes 18.0.1025.142
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