GLSA-201111-05 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56901

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-201111-05 (Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and V8. Please review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for details.
Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted website or JavaScript program using Chromium or V8, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. The attacker also could cause a Java applet to run without user confirmation.
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-15.0.874.121' All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-3.5.10.24'

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f60ac84

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f5edd29

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201111-05

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56901

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201111-05.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 11/22/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chromium, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:v8, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3892, CVE-2011-3893, CVE-2011-3894, CVE-2011-3895, CVE-2011-3896, CVE-2011-3897, CVE-2011-3898, CVE-2011-3900

BID: 50642, 50701

GLSA: 201111-05