GLSA-201201-03 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57456


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-03 (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 could also perform URL bar spoofing.
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-16.0.912.75' All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57456

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201201-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/09

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3903, CVE-2011-3904, CVE-2011-3906, CVE-2011-3907, CVE-2011-3908, CVE-2011-3909, CVE-2011-3910, CVE-2011-3912, CVE-2011-3913, CVE-2011-3914, CVE-2011-3917, CVE-2011-3921, CVE-2011-3922

OSVDB: 77706, 77708, 77709, 77710, 77711, 77712, 77714, 77715, 77716, 77719, 77720, 78149, 78150

GLSA: 201201-03