openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2016-1142)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update Chromium 53.0.2785.143 fixes the following issues

- CVE-2016-5177: Use after free in V8

- CVE-2016-5178: Various fixes from internal audits

The following bugfix changes are included :

- Export GDK_BACKEND=x11 before starting chromium,
ensuring that it's started as an Xwayland client

- Changes to Sandbox to fix crashers on tumbleweed

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected chromium packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93851 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5177

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