GLSA-201611-16 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95267


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-16 (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-54.0.2840.100'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95267

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/23

Modified: 2017/01/23

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: 2016/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5199, CVE-2016-5200, CVE-2016-5201, CVE-2016-5202

GLSA: 201611-16