Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities

2018-08-22T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201808-01
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2018-08-22T00:00:00

Description

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.

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 escalte privleges, 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 --verbose
 ">=www-client/chromium-68.0.3440.75"

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

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