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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1638: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1638: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

extensions/renderer/resources/platform_app.js in the Extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 does not properly restrict use of Web APIs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted platform app.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-chromium

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