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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201502-13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201502-13
Posted Feb 17, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201502-13 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service or gain escalated privileges. Versions less than 40.0.2214.111 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-7923, CVE-2014-7924, CVE-2014-7925, CVE-2014-7926, CVE-2014-7927, CVE-2014-7928, CVE-2014-7929, CVE-2014-7930, CVE-2014-7931, CVE-2014-7932, CVE-2014-7933, CVE-2014-7934, CVE-2014-7935, CVE-2014-7936, CVE-2014-7937, CVE-2014-7938, CVE-2014-7939, CVE-2014-7940, CVE-2014-7941, CVE-2014-7942, CVE-2014-7943, CVE-2014-7944, CVE-2014-7945, CVE-2014-7946, CVE-2014-7947, CVE-2014-7948, CVE-2014-9646, CVE-2014-9647
MD5 | 4d90909e743f0d6574b549d64133eaa4

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201502-13

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 17, 2015
Bugs: #537366, #539094
ID: 201502-13

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of
which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service or gain
escalated privileges.

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 < 40.0.2214.111 >= 40.0.2214.111

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition,
gain privileges via a filesystem: URI, or have 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-40.0.2214.111"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-7923
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7923
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-7924
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7924
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-7925
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7925
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-7926
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7926
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-7927
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7927
[ 6 ] CVE-2014-7928
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7928
[ 7 ] CVE-2014-7929
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7929
[ 8 ] CVE-2014-7930
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7930
[ 9 ] CVE-2014-7931
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7931
[ 10 ] CVE-2014-7932
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7932
[ 11 ] CVE-2014-7933
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7933
[ 12 ] CVE-2014-7934
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7934
[ 13 ] CVE-2014-7935
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7935
[ 14 ] CVE-2014-7936
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7936
[ 15 ] CVE-2014-7937
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7937
[ 16 ] CVE-2014-7938
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7938
[ 17 ] CVE-2014-7939
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7939
[ 18 ] CVE-2014-7940
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7940
[ 19 ] CVE-2014-7941
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7941
[ 20 ] CVE-2014-7942
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7942
[ 21 ] CVE-2014-7943
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7943
[ 22 ] CVE-2014-7944
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7944
[ 23 ] CVE-2014-7945
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7945
[ 24 ] CVE-2014-7946
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7946
[ 25 ] CVE-2014-7947
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7947
[ 26 ] CVE-2014-7948
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-7948
[ 27 ] CVE-2014-9646
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9646
[ 28 ] CVE-2014-9647
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9647
[ 29 ] CVE-2014-9648
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9648
[ 30 ] CVE-2015-1205
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1205
[ 31 ] CVE-2015-1209
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1209
[ 32 ] CVE-2015-1210
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1210
[ 33 ] CVE-2015-1211
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1211
[ 34 ] CVE-2015-1212
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1212
[ 35 ] CVE-2015-1346
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1346
[ 36 ] CVE-2015-1359
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1359
[ 37 ] CVE-2015-1360
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1360
[ 38 ] CVE-2015-1361
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-1361

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201502-13.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 2015 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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