GLSA-202012-05 : Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 143495
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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-202012-05 (Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google Chrome. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
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-87.0.4280.88' All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/google-chrome-87.0.4280.88'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-05

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143495

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202012-05.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2020

Updated: 4/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-16039

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chromium, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:google-chrome, 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: 12/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2021

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Google Chrome versions before 87.0.4280.88 integer overflow during SimplfiedLowering phase)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16014, CVE-2020-16015, CVE-2020-16018, CVE-2020-16019, CVE-2020-16020, CVE-2020-16021, CVE-2020-16022, CVE-2020-16023, CVE-2020-16024, CVE-2020-16025, CVE-2020-16026, CVE-2020-16027, CVE-2020-16028, CVE-2020-16029, CVE-2020-16030, CVE-2020-16031, CVE-2020-16032, CVE-2020-16033, CVE-2020-16034, CVE-2020-16036, CVE-2020-16037, CVE-2020-16038, CVE-2020-16039, CVE-2020-16040, CVE-2020-16041, CVE-2020-16042

GLSA: 202012-05

IAVA: 2020-A-0533-S, 2020-A-0571-S