Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||www-client/chromium on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 56.0.2924.76|
|Unaffected versions||>= 56.0.2924.76|
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.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web browser. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, or perform cross-site scripting (XSS).
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/chromium-56.0.2924.76"
January 29, 2017
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