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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110615

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-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.

Solution

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'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-06

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110615

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201806-06.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/20

Modified: 2018/06/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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: 2018/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6149

GLSA: 201806-06

IAVA: 2018-A-0167