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
out.

- disallow WKBackForwardListItem navigations for pushState
pages

- arc: bluetooth: Fix advertised uuid

- fix conflicting PendingIntent for stop button and swipe
away

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=998328
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=998743

Solution :

Update the affected chromium packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93554 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5170
CVE-2016-5171
CVE-2016-5172
CVE-2016-5173
CVE-2016-5174
CVE-2016-5175

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