GLSA-201111-05 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-05
(Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted web site 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 cause
a Java applet to run without user confirmation.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f4e08a1
http://www.nessus.org/u?4a24221f
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201111-05.xml

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-15.0.874.121'
All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-3.5.10.24'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56901 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50642
50701

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3892
CVE-2011-3893
CVE-2011-3894
CVE-2011-3895
CVE-2011-3896
CVE-2011-3897
CVE-2011-3898
CVE-2011-3900