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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-03 ] Chromium, Google Chrome Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-05-02
Bug(s): #654384
ID: 201805-03

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: < 66.0.3359.139
Unaffected: >= 66.0.3359.139
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: www-client/google-chrome
Vulnerable: < 66.0.3359.139
Unaffected: >= 66.0.3359.139
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 could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.


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-66.0.3359.139"
   
All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-client/google-chrome-66.0.3359.139"
   


References

CVE-2018-6118

Google Chrome Release 20180426
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