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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 7:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201205-01 ] Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201205-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 15, 2012
Bug(s): #414199
ID: 201205-01

Synopsis

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


Background

Chromium is an open source web browser project.

Affected Packages

Package: www-client/chromium
Vulnerable: < 18.0.1025.168
Unaffected: >= 18.0.1025.168
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the 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-18.0.1025.168"
   


References

CVE-2011-3078
CVE-2011-3081
CVE-2012-1521

Release Notes 18.0.1025.168
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