GLSA-201111-01 : Chromium, V8: 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-201111-01
(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 local attacker could gain root privileges (CVE-2011-1444, fixed in
chromium-11.0.696.57).
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 also could obtain
cookies and other sensitive information, conduct man-in-the-middle
attacks, perform address bar spoofing, bypass the same origin policy,
perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks, or bypass pop-up blocks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8cdd12e7
http://www.nessus.org/u?6d45fe3d
http://www.nessus.org/u?1d9aa975
http://www.nessus.org/u?0d205a23
http://www.nessus.org/u?33508fb4
http://www.nessus.org/u?a5032235
http://www.nessus.org/u?5fef5430
http://www.nessus.org/u?65e7cd39
http://www.nessus.org/u?28c7fa49
http://www.nessus.org/u?a91c1365
http://www.nessus.org/u?84523741
http://www.nessus.org/u?b277c372
http://www.nessus.org/u?5c02fa14
http://www.nessus.org/u?02dd0c90
http://www.nessus.org/u?6e75d665
http://www.nessus.org/u?e0400292
http://www.nessus.org/u?7535a0a5
http://www.nessus.org/u?6a566189
http://www.nessus.org/u?d3b8dc2a
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201111-01

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-15.0.874.102'
All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-3.5.10.22'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true