GLSA-201203-19 : 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-201203-19
(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, a Denial of Service condition,
Universal Cross-Site Scripting, or installation of an extension without
user interaction.
A remote attacker could also entice a user to install a specially
crafted extension that would interfere with browser-issued web requests.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e979fa5d
http://www.nessus.org/u?4f9acfbc
http://www.nessus.org/u?bfd4a569
http://www.nessus.org/u?790c7e10
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201203-19.xml

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/chromium-17.0.963.83'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true