GLSA-201205-01 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59625


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201205-01 (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-18.0.1025.168'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59625

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201205-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3078, CVE-2011-3081, CVE-2012-1521

OSVDB: 81643, 81644, 81647

GLSA: 201205-01