GLSA-201607-07 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92351


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-07 (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-51.0.2704.103'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92351

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201607-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/18

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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: 2016/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1672, CVE-2016-1673, CVE-2016-1674, CVE-2016-1675, CVE-2016-1676, CVE-2016-1677, CVE-2016-1678, CVE-2016-1679, CVE-2016-1680, CVE-2016-1681, CVE-2016-1682, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2016-1685, CVE-2016-1686, CVE-2016-1687, CVE-2016-1688, CVE-2016-1689, CVE-2016-1690, CVE-2016-1691, CVE-2016-1692, CVE-2016-1693, CVE-2016-1694, CVE-2016-1695

GLSA: 201607-07