GLSA-201208-03 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201208-03
(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,
disclosure of sensitive information, or other unspecified impact.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c9fd4072
http://www.nessus.org/u?22b7bf02
http://www.nessus.org/u?b9ad90b3
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201208-03.xml

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-21.0.1180.57'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false