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

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update Chromium 53.0.2785.143 fixes the following issues
(boo#1002140)

- 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
(boo#1001135).

- Changes to Sandbox to fix crashers on tumbleweed
(boo#999091)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1001135
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1002140
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=999091

Solution :

Update the affected chromium packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93851 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5177
CVE-2016-5178

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