ArchLinux: 201903-1: chromium: arbitrary code execution

    Date03 Mar 2019
    CategoryArchLinux
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package chromium before version 72.0.3626.121-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201903-1
    =========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2019-03-02
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-5786
    Package : chromium
    Type    : arbitrary code execution
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-916
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package chromium before version 72.0.3626.121-1 is vulnerable to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 72.0.3626.121-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "chromium>=72.0.3626.121-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 72.0.3626.121.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    A use-after-free issue has been found in the FileReader component of
    the chromium browser before 72.0.3626.121.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2019/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
    https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=936448
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-5786
    
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