GLSA-201605-02 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91176


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201605-02 (Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.
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-50.0.2661.102'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91176

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201605-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/17

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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: 2016/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1646, CVE-2016-1647, CVE-2016-1648, CVE-2016-1649, CVE-2016-1650, CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659, CVE-2016-1660, CVE-2016-1661, CVE-2016-1662, CVE-2016-1663, CVE-2016-1664, CVE-2016-1665, CVE-2016-1666, CVE-2016-1667, CVE-2016-1668, CVE-2016-1669, CVE-2016-1670, CVE-2016-1671

GLSA: 201605-02