openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2018-1521)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119549



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to Chromium version 71.0.3578.80 fixes security issues and bugs.

Security issues fixed (boo#1118529) :

- CVE-2018-17480: Out of bounds write in V8

- CVE-2018-17481: Use after frees in PDFium

- CVE-2018-18335: Heap buffer overflow in Skia

- CVE-2018-18336: Use after free in PDFium

- CVE-2018-18337: Use after free in Blink

- CVE-2018-18338: Heap buffer overflow in Canvas

- CVE-2018-18339: Use after free in WebAudio

- CVE-2018-18340: Use after free in MediaRecorder

- CVE-2018-18341: Heap buffer overflow in Blink

- CVE-2018-18342: Out of bounds write in V8

- CVE-2018-18343: Use after free in Skia

- CVE-2018-18344: Inappropriate implementation in Extensions

- Multiple issues in SQLite via WebSQL

- CVE-2018-18345: Inappropriate implementation in Site Isolation

- CVE-2018-18346: Incorrect security UI in Blink

- CVE-2018-18347: Inappropriate implementation in Navigation

- CVE-2018-18348: Inappropriate implementation in Omnibox

- CVE-2018-18349: Insufficient policy enforcement in Blink

- CVE-2018-18350: Insufficient policy enforcement in Blink

- CVE-2018-18351: Insufficient policy enforcement in Navigation

- CVE-2018-18352: Inappropriate implementation in Media

- CVE-2018-18353: Inappropriate implementation in Network Authentication

- CVE-2018-18354: Insufficient data validation in Shell Integration

- CVE-2018-18355: Insufficient policy enforcement in URL Formatter

- CVE-2018-18356: Use after free in Skia

- CVE-2018-18357: Insufficient policy enforcement in URL Formatter

- CVE-2018-18358: Insufficient policy enforcement in Proxy

- CVE-2018-18359: Out of bounds read in V8

- Inappropriate implementation in PDFium

- Use after free in Extensions

- Inappropriate implementation in Navigation

- Insufficient policy enforcement in Navigation

- Insufficient policy enforcement in URL Formatter

- Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives

The following changes are included :

- advertisements posing as error messages are now blocked

- Automatic playing of content at page load mostly disabled

- New JavaScript API for relative time display


Update the affected Chromium packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119549

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1521.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/10/2018

Updated: 6/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromedriver, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromedriver-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2018

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 6/22/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17480, CVE-2018-17481, CVE-2018-18335, CVE-2018-18336, CVE-2018-18337, CVE-2018-18338, CVE-2018-18339, CVE-2018-18340, CVE-2018-18341, CVE-2018-18342, CVE-2018-18343, CVE-2018-18344, CVE-2018-18345, CVE-2018-18346, CVE-2018-18347, CVE-2018-18348, CVE-2018-18349, CVE-2018-18350, CVE-2018-18351, CVE-2018-18352, CVE-2018-18353, CVE-2018-18354, CVE-2018-18355, CVE-2018-18356, CVE-2018-18357, CVE-2018-18358, CVE-2018-18359