ArchLinux: 202006-12: chromium: arbitrary code execution

    Date 30 Jun 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package chromium before version 83.0.4103.116-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202006-12
    ==========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2020-06-28
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2020-6509
    Package : chromium
    Type    : arbitrary code execution
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1192
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package chromium before version 83.0.4103.116-1 is vulnerable to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 83.0.4103.116-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "chromium>=83.0.4103.116-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 83.0.4103.116.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    A use-after-free vulnerability has been found in the extensions
    component of chromium before 83.0.4103.116.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the affected host.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/06/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_22.html
    https://crbug.com/1092308
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-6509
    

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