GLSA 202004-12: Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities

Title:Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilities
Bugs: #717652, #718826


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to execute 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 < 81.0.4044.122 >= 81.0.4044.122 All supported architectures
www-client/chromium < 81.0.4044.122 >= 81.0.4044.122 All supported architectures


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


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted HTML or multimedia file using Chromium or Google Chrome, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


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-81.0.4044.122"



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