GLSA-201706-20 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100946


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-20 (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, bypass security restrictions or spoof content.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/chromium-59.0.3071.104'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100946

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201706-20.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/21

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chromium, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5068, CVE-2017-5070, CVE-2017-5071, CVE-2017-5072, CVE-2017-5073, CVE-2017-5074, CVE-2017-5075, CVE-2017-5076, CVE-2017-5077, CVE-2017-5078, CVE-2017-5079, CVE-2017-5080, CVE-2017-5081, CVE-2017-5082, CVE-2017-5083, CVE-2017-5084, CVE-2017-5085, CVE-2017-5086, CVE-2017-5087, CVE-2017-5088, CVE-2017-5089

GLSA: 201706-20