GLSA-201203-19 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59611

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VPR Score: 6.7

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-201203-19 (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, a Denial of Service condition, Universal Cross-Site Scripting, or installation of an extension without user interaction.
A remote attacker could also entice a user to install a specially crafted extension that would interfere with browser-issued web requests.
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-17.0.963.83'

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e2fd3b4

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a2c4f1c

http://www.nessus.org/u?5476304f

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4e415e6

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201203-19

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59611

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201203-19.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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: 2012/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3031, CVE-2011-3032, CVE-2011-3033, CVE-2011-3034, CVE-2011-3035, CVE-2011-3036, CVE-2011-3037, CVE-2011-3038, CVE-2011-3039, CVE-2011-3040, CVE-2011-3041, CVE-2011-3042, CVE-2011-3043, CVE-2011-3044, CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3047, CVE-2011-3049, CVE-2011-3050, CVE-2011-3051, CVE-2011-3052, CVE-2011-3053, CVE-2011-3054, CVE-2011-3055, CVE-2011-3056, CVE-2011-3057

BID: 52271, 52369, 52395, 52674

GLSA: 201203-19