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    Gentoo: GLSA-202011-16: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 15 Nov 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202011-16
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: November 16, 2020
         Bugs: #754093
           ID: 202011-16
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome,
    the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    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.
    
    Google Chrome is one fast, simple, and secure browser for all your
    devices.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  www-client/chromium      < 86.0.4240.198        >= 86.0.4240.198 
      2  www-client/google-chrome
                                  < 86.0.4240.198        >= 86.0.4240.198 
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         2 affected packages
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google
    Chrome. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    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-86.0.4240.198"
    
    All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge -a --oneshot -v ">=www-client/google-chrome-86.0.4240.198"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-16013
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16013
    [ 2 ] CVE-2020-16017
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16017
    [ 3 ] Google Chrome 86.0.4240.198 release announcement
          https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_11.html
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202011-16
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    

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