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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2018 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-06 ] Chromium, Google Chrome Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2018-05-20
Bug(s): #655720
ID: 201805-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google
Chrome, the worst of which could result in privilege escalation.


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: < 66.0.3359.170
Unaffected: >= 66.0.3359.170
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: www-client/google-chrome
Vulnerable: < 66.0.3359.170
Unaffected: >= 66.0.3359.170
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to install malicious extensions,
could possibly escalate privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition,
or have other unspecified impacts.


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-66.0.3359.170"
   
All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-client/google-chrome-66.0.3359.170"
   


References

CVE-2018-6120
CVE-2018-6121
CVE-2018-6122

Google Chrome Release 20180510
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