GLSA-201403-01 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 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-201403-01
(Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and V8. Please
review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for
details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted web site 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. Furthermore, a remote attacker
may be able to bypass security restrictions or have other unspecified
impact.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201403-01.xml

Solution :

All chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-33.0.1750.146'
Gentoo has discontinued support for separate V8 package. We recommend
that users unmerge V8:
# emerge --unmerge 'dev-lang/v8'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false