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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-13
Posted May 15, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-13 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 81.0.4044.138 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-6461, CVE-2020-6462, CVE-2020-6464
MD5 | 0d4a642946ff0e76bb9fd34db5c09a6e

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-13

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 14, 2020
Bugs: #719902, #721310
ID: 202005-13

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome,
the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of 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 < 81.0.4044.138 >= 81.0.4044.138
2 www-client/google-chrome
< 81.0.4044.138 >= 81.0.4044.138
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

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

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

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

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-81.0.4044.138"

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge -a --oneshot -v ">=www-client/google-chrome-81.0.4044.138"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-6461
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6461
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-6462
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6462
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-6464
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6464
[ 4 ] Release notes (81.0.4044.129)

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_27.html
[ 5 ] Release notes (81.0.4044.138)

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/05/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/202005-13

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 2020 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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