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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201208-03

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201208-03
Posted Aug 15, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201208-3 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 21.0.1180.57 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2012-2815, CVE-2012-2817, CVE-2012-2818, CVE-2012-2819, CVE-2012-2820, CVE-2012-2821, CVE-2012-2823, CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2825, CVE-2012-2826, CVE-2012-2829, CVE-2012-2830, CVE-2012-2831, CVE-2012-2834, CVE-2012-2842, CVE-2012-2843, CVE-2012-2846, CVE-2012-2847, CVE-2012-2848, CVE-2012-2849, CVE-2012-2853, CVE-2012-2854, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2012-2858, CVE-2012-2859, CVE-2012-2860
MD5 | c93f131a3c9d50bdc36f39c74cd08976

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201208-03

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 14, 2012
Bugs: #423719, #426204, #429174
ID: 201208-03

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium, some of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Chromium is an open source web browser project.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/chromium < 21.0.1180.57 >= 21.0.1180.57

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please
review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below for
details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Chromium, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition,
disclosure of sensitive information, or other unspecified impact.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-client/chromium-21.0.1180.57"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-2815
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2815
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-2817
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2817
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-2818
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2818
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-2819
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2819
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-2820
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2820
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-2821
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2821
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-2823
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2823
[ 8 ] CVE-2012-2824
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2824
[ 9 ] CVE-2012-2825
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2825
[ 10 ] CVE-2012-2826
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2826
[ 11 ] CVE-2012-2829
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2829
[ 12 ] CVE-2012-2830
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2830
[ 13 ] CVE-2012-2831
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2831
[ 14 ] CVE-2012-2834
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2834
[ 15 ] CVE-2012-2842
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2842
[ 16 ] CVE-2012-2843
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2843
[ 17 ] CVE-2012-2846
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2846
[ 18 ] CVE-2012-2847
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2847
[ 19 ] CVE-2012-2848
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2848
[ 20 ] CVE-2012-2849
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2849
[ 21 ] CVE-2012-2853
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2853
[ 22 ] CVE-2012-2854
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2854
[ 23 ] CVE-2012-2857
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2857
[ 24 ] CVE-2012-2858
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2858
[ 25 ] CVE-2012-2859
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2859
[ 26 ] CVE-2012-2860
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2860
[ 27 ] Release Notes 20.0.1132.43

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/06/stable-channel-update_26=
.html
[ 28 ] Release Notes 20.0.1132.57

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/07/stable-channel-update.ht=
ml
[ 29 ] Release Notes 21.0.1180.57

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/07/stable-channel-release.h=
tml

Availability
============

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201208-03.xml

Concerns?
=========

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
=======

Copyright 2012 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.

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