GLSA-201205-03 : Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59627


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201205-03 (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.
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-19.0.1084.46' All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/v8-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59627

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201205-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3083, CVE-2011-3084, CVE-2011-3085, CVE-2011-3086, CVE-2011-3087, CVE-2011-3088, CVE-2011-3089, CVE-2011-3090, CVE-2011-3091, CVE-2011-3092, CVE-2011-3093, CVE-2011-3094, CVE-2011-3095, CVE-2011-3096, CVE-2011-3100, CVE-2011-3101

BID: 53540

OSVDB: 81945, 81946, 81947, 81948, 81949, 81950, 81951, 81952, 81953, 81954, 81955, 81956, 81957, 81958, 81962, 81963

GLSA: 201205-03