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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201808-01 ] Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 21:34:08
Message-Id: 166fe4c8-91c1-09c7-defa-349d4ab78697@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 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
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     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@g.o 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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