openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2016-1084)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Chromium was updated to 53.0.2785.113 to fix a number of security
issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5170: Use after free in Blink

- CVE-2016-5171: Use after free in Blink

- CVE-2016-5172: Arbitrary Memory Read in v8

- CVE-2016-5173: Extension resource access

- CVE-2016-5174: Popup not correctly suppressed

- CVE-2016-5175: Various fixes from internal audits,
fuzzing and other initiatives.

The following upstream fixes are included :

- SPDY crasher fixes

- Disable NV12 DXGI video on AMD

- Forward --password-store switch to os_crypt

- Tell the kernel to discard USB requests when they time

- disallow WKBackForwardListItem navigations for pushState

- arc: bluetooth: Fix advertised uuid

- fix conflicting PendingIntent for stop button and swipe

The widevine plugin was re-enabled (boo#998328).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected chromium packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93554 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5170

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