GLSA-201607-07 : 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-201607-07
(Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web
browser. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below 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, or bypass security restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-07

Solution :

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-client/chromium-51.0.2704.103'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)