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From: Tim Sammut <underling@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201205-04 ] Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 16:10:14 -0700
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201205-04
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Chromium, V8: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: May 27, 2012
     Bugs: #417321
       ID: 201205-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Chromium and V8, some of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Chromium is an open source web browser project. V8 is Google’s open
source JavaScript engine.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-client/chromium       < 19.0.1084.52         >= 19.0.1084.52
  2  dev-lang/v8                < 3.9.24.28              >= 3.9.24.28
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and V8.
Please review the CVE identifiers and release notes referenced below
for details.

Impact
======

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted web site or JavaScript program using Chromium or V8, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process, or a Denial of Service condition.

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-19.0.1084.52"

All V8 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/v8-3.9.24.28"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2011-3103
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3103
[  2 ] CVE-2011-3104
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3104
[  3 ] CVE-2011-3105
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3105
[  4 ] CVE-2011-3106
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3106
[  5 ] CVE-2011-3107
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3107
[  6 ] CVE-2011-3108
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3108
[  7 ] CVE-2011-3109
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3109
[  8 ] CVE-2011-3111
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3111
[  9 ] CVE-2011-3115
       http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3115
[ 10 ] Release Notes 19.0.1084.52

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/05/stable-channel-update_23.html

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

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

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201205-04.xml

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 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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