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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-02
Posted Nov 10, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 62.0.3202.89 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-15396
MD5 | f0d19f0451b11dee9a5a7fe7b74d0b84

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 10, 2017
Bugs: #635556, #636800
ID: 201711-02

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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
==========

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
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-client/chromium < 62.0.3202.89 >= 62.0.3202.89
2 www-client/google-chrome
< 62.0.3202.89 >= 62.0.3202.89
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attack may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial
of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.

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-62.0.3202.89"

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-client/google-chrome-62.0.3202.89"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15396
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-15396
[ 2 ] Google Chrome Releases
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-02

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 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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