An out of bounds write flaw was found in the V8 component of the Chromium browser.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to out-of-bounds write in V8. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.
See URL for release notes.
Gentoo Security Scout
@Maintainers please after the bump call for stabilization when ready.
Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please vote.
GLSA Request filed.
This issue was resolved and addressed in
GLSA 201806-06 at https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-06
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).