GLSA-201203-24 : 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-201203-24
(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 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 could also entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Chromium, possibly resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS), or
an unspecified SPDY certificate checking error.

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 :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59616 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52674

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3057

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