GLSA-201201-17 : Chromium: 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-201201-17
(Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service

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 '>=www-client/chromium-16.0.912.77'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57723 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51641

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3924