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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-66

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-66
Posted Jan 30, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-66 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 56.0.2924.76 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | 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
MD5 | 9ae92608d69656bf87bcc919ceafc162

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-66

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 29, 2017
Bugs: #607276
ID: 201701-66

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser,
the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

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.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/chromium < 56.0.2924.76 >= 56.0.2924.76

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

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.

Resolution
==========

All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-client/chromium-56.0.2924.76"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5006
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5006
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-5007
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5007
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-5008
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5008
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-5009
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5009
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-5010
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5010
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-5011
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5011
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-5012
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5012
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-5013
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5013
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-5014
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5014
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-5015
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5015
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-5016
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5016
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-5017
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5017
[ 13 ] CVE-2017-5018
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5018
[ 14 ] CVE-2017-5019
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5019
[ 15 ] CVE-2017-5020
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5020
[ 16 ] CVE-2017-5021
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5021
[ 17 ] CVE-2017-5022
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5022
[ 18 ] CVE-2017-5023
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5023
[ 19 ] CVE-2017-5024
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5024
[ 20 ] CVE-2017-5025
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5025
[ 21 ] CVE-2017-5026
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5026

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-66

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
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Copyright 2017 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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