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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201806-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-06-20
Bug(s): #658040
ID: 201806-06

Synopsis

A vulnerablity has been found in Chromium and Chrome that could
allow a remote attacker to execute 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: < 67.0.3396.87
Unaffected: >= 67.0.3396.87
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: www-client/chrome
Vulnerable: < 67.0.3396.87
Unaffected: >= 67.0.3396.87
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An out of bounds flaw has discovered in Chromium and Chrome’s V8
component.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to visit a specially crafted
website, could 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-67.0.3396.87"
   
All Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chrome-67.0.3396.87"
   


References

CVE-2018-6149
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