GLSA 201802-02: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities

Title:Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Bugs: #647124, #647636


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


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 Architecture(s)
www-client/google-chrome < 64.0.3282.167 >= 64.0.3282.167 All supported architectures
www-client/chromium < 64.0.3282.167 >= 64.0.3282.167 All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chromium and Google Chrome. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and Google Chrome Releases for details.


A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass content security controls, or conduct URL spoofing.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

All Google Chrome users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/google-chrome-64.0.3282.167"



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