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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201711-02 ] Chromium, Google Chrome Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201711-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-11-10
Bug(s): #635556, #636800
ID: 201711-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google
Chrome, the worst of which could result in the execution of 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: < 62.0.3202.89
Unaffected: >= 62.0.3202.89
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: www-client/google-chrome
Vulnerable: < 62.0.3202.89
Unaffected: >= 62.0.3202.89
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attack may be able to execute arbitrary code, 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-62.0.3202.89"
   
All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-client/google-chrome-62.0.3202.89"
   


References


CVE-2017-15396


Google Chrome Releases


CVE-2017-15398


CVE-2017-15399
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