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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201808-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201808-01
Posted Aug 22, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201808-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which allows remote attackers to escalate privileges. Versions less than 68.0.3440.75 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-4117, CVE-2018-6044, CVE-2018-6150, CVE-2018-6151, CVE-2018-6152, CVE-2018-6153, CVE-2018-6154, CVE-2018-6155, CVE-2018-6156, CVE-2018-6157, CVE-2018-6158, CVE-2018-6159, CVE-2018-6160, CVE-2018-6161, CVE-2018-6162, CVE-2018-6163, CVE-2018-6164, CVE-2018-6165, CVE-2018-6166, CVE-2018-6167, CVE-2018-6168, CVE-2018-6169, CVE-2018-6170, CVE-2018-6171, CVE-2018-6172, CVE-2018-6173, CVE-2018-6174, CVE-2018-6175
MD5 | 265dd3adedd1ed5521e9e112a1bde2b2

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201808-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 22, 2018
Bugs: #657376, #662436
ID: 201808-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome,
the worst of which allows remote attackers to escalate privileges.

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 < 68.0.3440.75 >= 68.0.3440.75
2 www-client/google-chrome
< 68.0.3440.75 >= 68.0.3440.75
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could escalate privileges, cause a heap buffer
overflow, obtain sensitive information or spoof a URL.

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-68.0.3440.75"

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-client/google-chrome-68.0.3440.75"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-4117
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4117
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-6044
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6044
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-6150
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6150
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-6151
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6151
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-6152
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6152
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-6153
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6153
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-6154
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6154
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-6155
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6155
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-6156
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6156
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-6157
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6157
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-6158
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6158
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-6159
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6159
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-6160
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6160
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-6161
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6161
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-6162
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6162
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-6163
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6163
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-6164
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6164
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-6165
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6165
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-6166
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6166
[ 20 ] CVE-2018-6167
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6167
[ 21 ] CVE-2018-6168
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6168
[ 22 ] CVE-2018-6169
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6169
[ 23 ] CVE-2018-6170
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6170
[ 24 ] CVE-2018-6171
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6171
[ 25 ] CVE-2018-6172
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6172
[ 26 ] CVE-2018-6173
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6173
[ 27 ] CVE-2018-6174
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6174
[ 28 ] CVE-2018-6175
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6175
[ 29 ] CVE-2018-6176
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6176
[ 30 ] CVE-2018-6177
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6177
[ 31 ] CVE-2018-6178
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6178
[ 32 ] CVE-2018-6179
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6179
[ 33 ] CVE-2108-6150
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2108-6150
[ 34 ] Google Chrome 68.0.3440.75 release announcement

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/07/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/201808-01

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 2018 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.

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

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