[ GLSA 201805-03 ] Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201805-03
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 02, 2018
Bugs: #654384
ID: 201805-03

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome,
the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer,
faster, and more stable way for all users to experience the web.

Google Chrome is one fast, simple, and secure browser for all your
devices.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/chromium =3D 66.0.3359.139=20
2 www-client/google-chrome
=3D 66.0.3359.139=20
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2 affected packages

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google
Chrome. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and Google Chrome
Releases for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot -v “>=3Dwww-client/chromium-66.0.3359.139”

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge -a –oneshot -v “>=3Dwww-client/google-chrome-66.0.3359.139″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-6118
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6118
[ 2 ] Google Chrome Release 20180426
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/04/stable-channel-update-f=
or-desktop_26.html

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-03

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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