GLSA-201709-15 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103443

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VPR Score: 8.9

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.

Solution

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

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103443

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201709-15.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/25

Updated: 2019/06/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5091, CVE-2017-5092, CVE-2017-5093, CVE-2017-5094, CVE-2017-5095, CVE-2017-5096, CVE-2017-5097, CVE-2017-5098, CVE-2017-5099, CVE-2017-5100, CVE-2017-5101, CVE-2017-5102, CVE-2017-5103, CVE-2017-5104, CVE-2017-5105, CVE-2017-5106, CVE-2017-5107, CVE-2017-5108, CVE-2017-5109, CVE-2017-5110, CVE-2017-5111, CVE-2017-5112, CVE-2017-5113, CVE-2017-5114, CVE-2017-5115, CVE-2017-5116, CVE-2017-5117, CVE-2017-5118, CVE-2017-5119, CVE-2017-5120, CVE-2017-7000

GLSA: 201709-15