GLSA-201701-66 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96852


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-66 (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, bypass security restrictions, or perform cross-site scripting (XSS).
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-56.0.2924.76'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96852

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-66.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/30

Modified: 2017/03/20

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: 2017/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5006, CVE-2017-5007, CVE-2017-5008, CVE-2017-5009, CVE-2017-5010, CVE-2017-5011, CVE-2017-5012, CVE-2017-5013, CVE-2017-5014, CVE-2017-5015, CVE-2017-5016, CVE-2017-5017, CVE-2017-5018, CVE-2017-5019, CVE-2017-5020, CVE-2017-5021, CVE-2017-5022, CVE-2017-5023, CVE-2017-5024, CVE-2017-5025, CVE-2017-5026

GLSA: 201701-66