GLSA-201408-16 : Chromium: 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-201408-16
(Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could conduct a number of attacks which include: cross
site scripting attacks, bypassing of sandbox protection, potential
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause
a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201408-16

Solution :

All chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-37.0.2062.94'

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