Gentoo: GLSA-201409-06: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date19 Sep 2014
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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201409-06
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                                                http://security.gentoo.org/
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: September 19, 2014
         Bugs: #522484
           ID: 201409-06
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium, the worst of
    which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Chromium is an open-source web browser project.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  www-client/chromium      < 37.0.2062.120 >= 37.0.2062.120
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition or
    possibly have other unspecified impact by leveraging improper handling
    of render-tree inconsistencies.
    
    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-37.0.2062.120"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2014-3178
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3178
    [ 2 ] CVE-2014-3179
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3179
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201409-06.xml
    
    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
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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    The contents of this document are licensed under the
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