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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201706-20

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201706-20
Posted Jun 20, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201706-20 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 59.0.3071.104 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-5068, CVE-2017-5070, CVE-2017-5071, CVE-2017-5072, CVE-2017-5073, CVE-2017-5074, CVE-2017-5075, CVE-2017-5076, CVE-2017-5077, CVE-2017-5078, CVE-2017-5079, CVE-2017-5080, CVE-2017-5081, CVE-2017-5082, CVE-2017-5083, CVE-2017-5084, CVE-2017-5085, CVE-2017-5086, CVE-2017-5087, CVE-2017-5088, CVE-2017-5089
SHA-256 | c0645a9732316e391127c00d049cd06c2ba8baca47477bef4c2255b61d478443

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201706-20

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 20, 2017
Bugs: #617504, #620956, #621886
ID: 201706-20

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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 < 59.0.3071.104 >= 59.0.3071.104

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 spoof content.

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-59.0.3071.104"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5068
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5068
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-5070
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5070
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-5071
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5071
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-5072
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5072
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-5073
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5073
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-5074
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5074
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-5075
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5075
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-5076
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5076
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-5077
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5077
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-5078
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5078
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-5079
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5079
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-5080
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5080
[ 13 ] CVE-2017-5081
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5081
[ 14 ] CVE-2017-5082
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5082
[ 15 ] CVE-2017-5083
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5083
[ 16 ] CVE-2017-5084
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5084
[ 17 ] CVE-2017-5085
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5085
[ 18 ] CVE-2017-5086
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5086
[ 19 ] CVE-2017-5087
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5087
[ 20 ] CVE-2017-5088
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5088
[ 21 ] CVE-2017-5089
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5089

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-20

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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