GLSA-201201-17 : Chromium: 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-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
condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0feecd9f
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201201-17.xml

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57723 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51641

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3924
CVE-2011-3925
CVE-2011-3926
CVE-2011-3927
CVE-2011-3928