GLSA-201208-03 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 61542
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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201208-03 (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, disclosure of sensitive information, or other unspecified impact.
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-21.0.1180.57'

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61542

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201208-03.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 8/15/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2815, CVE-2012-2817, CVE-2012-2818, CVE-2012-2819, CVE-2012-2820, CVE-2012-2821, CVE-2012-2823, CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2825, CVE-2012-2826, CVE-2012-2829, CVE-2012-2830, CVE-2012-2831, CVE-2012-2834, CVE-2012-2842, CVE-2012-2843, CVE-2012-2846, CVE-2012-2847, CVE-2012-2848, CVE-2012-2849, CVE-2012-2853, CVE-2012-2854, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2012-2858, CVE-2012-2859, CVE-2012-2860

BID: 54203, 54386, 54749

GLSA: 201208-03