GLSA-201806-06 : Chromium, Google Chrome: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201806-06 (Chromium, Google Chrome: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

An out of bounds flaw has discovered in Chromium and Chrome’s V8 component.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to visit a specially crafted website, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process 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-67.0.3396.87' All Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/chrome-67.0.3396.87'

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110615

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201806-06.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 6/20/2018

Updated: 9/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

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:chrome, 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: 6/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6149

GLSA: 201806-06