GLSA-201409-06 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 77774


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-06 (Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly have other unspecified impact by leveraging improper handling of render-tree inconsistencies.
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-37.0.2062.120'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77774

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201409-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/22

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2014/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3178, CVE-2014-3179

BID: 69709, 69710

GLSA: 201409-06