Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201504-2
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Severity: Critical
Date    : 2015-04-02
CVE-ID  : CVE-2015-1233 CVE-2015-1234
Package : chromium
Type    : remote code execution
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/CVE

Summary
======
The package chromium before version 41.0.2272.118-1 is vulnerable to
remote code execution.

Resolution
=========
Upgrade to 41.0.2272.118-1.

# pacman -Syu "chromium>=41.0.2272.118-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 41.0.2272.118.

Workaround
=========
None.

Description
==========
- CVE-2015-1233 (remote code execution):

A combination of V8, Gamepad and IPC bugs can lead to remote code
execution outside of the sandbox.

- CVE-2015-1234 (buffer overflow):

Buffer overflow via a race condition in GPU.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host,
bypassing the sandboxing protection.

References
=========
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-1233
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-1234
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2015/04/stable-channel-update.html
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail
https://codereview.chromium.org/1016193003

ArchLinux: 201504-2: chromium: remote code execution

April 2, 2015

Summary

- CVE-2015-1233 (remote code execution): A combination of V8, Gamepad and IPC bugs can lead to remote code execution outside of the sandbox.
- CVE-2015-1234 (buffer overflow):
Buffer overflow via a race condition in GPU.

Resolution

Upgrade to 41.0.2272.118-1. # pacman -Syu "chromium>=41.0.2272.118-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 41.0.2272.118.

References

https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-1233 https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-1234 https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2015/04/stable-channel-update.html https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail https://codereview.chromium.org/1016193003

Severity
Package : chromium
Type : remote code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/CVE

Workaround

None.

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