GLSA-201111-01 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-01
(Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and V8. Please
review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for

Impact :

A local attacker could gain root privileges (CVE-2011-1444, fixed in
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted website or JavaScript program using Chromium or V8, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process, or a Denial of Service condition. The attacker also could obtain
cookies and other sensitive information, conduct man-in-the-middle
attacks, perform address bar spoofing, bypass the same origin policy,
perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks, or bypass pop-up blocks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true