GLSA-201612-11 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95526

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-11 (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.

Solution

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/chromium-55.0.2883.75'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-11

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95526

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-11.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/05

Updated: 2019/11/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5203, CVE-2016-5204, CVE-2016-5205, CVE-2016-5206, CVE-2016-5207, CVE-2016-5208, CVE-2016-5209, CVE-2016-5210, CVE-2016-5211, CVE-2016-5212, CVE-2016-5213, CVE-2016-5214, CVE-2016-5215, CVE-2016-5217, CVE-2016-5218, CVE-2016-5219, CVE-2016-5220, CVE-2016-5221, CVE-2016-5222, CVE-2016-5223, CVE-2016-5224, CVE-2016-5225, CVE-2016-5226, CVE-2016-9650, CVE-2016-9651, CVE-2016-9652

GLSA: 201612-11