GLSA-201709-15 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-201709-15
(Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or spoof content.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-15

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-61.0.3163.79'

Risk factor :

Medium