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Gentoo update for chromium


Secunia ID

SA48527

CVE-ID

CVE-2011-3031, CVE-2011-3032, CVE-2011-3033, CVE-2011-3034, CVE-2011-3035, CVE-2011-3036, CVE-2011-3037, CVE-2011-3038, CVE-2011-3039, CVE-2011-3040, CVE-2011-3041, CVE-2011-3042, CVE-2011-3043, CVE-2011-3044, CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3047, CVE-2011-3049, CVE-2011-3050, CVE-2011-3051, CVE-2011-3052, CVE-2011-3053, CVE-2011-3054, CVE-2011-3055, CVE-2011-3056, CVE-2011-3057

Release Date

26 Mar 2012

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Where

From remote

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Cross-Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities allow a third party to manipulate the content or behaviour of a web application in a user's browser, without compromising the underlying system.

Different Cross-Site Scripting related vulnerabilities are also classified under this category, including "script insertion" and "cross-site request forgery".

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities are often used against specific users of a website to steal their credentials or to conduct spoofing attacks.

Security Bypass

This covers vulnerabilities or security issues where malicious users or people can bypass certain security mechanisms of the application.

The actual impact varies significantly depending on the design and purpose of the affected application.

Unknown

Covers various weaknesses, security issues, and vulnerabilities not covered by the other impact types, or where the impact isn't known due to insufficient information from vendors and researchers.

Description

Gentoo has issued an update for chromium. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, where one has an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, and compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA48265
SA48321
SA48375
SA48512

Solution

Update to version "www-client/chromium-17.0.963.83" or later.

Original Advisory

GLSA 201203-19:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201203-19.xml