GLSA-201201-17 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57723


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-17 (Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
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-16.0.912.77'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57723

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201201-17.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/30

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3924, CVE-2011-3925, CVE-2011-3926, CVE-2011-3927, CVE-2011-3928

BID: 51641

GLSA: 201201-17