openSUSE 15 Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-SU-2021:1396-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 154748



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:1396-1 advisory.

- : Heap buffer overflow in Skia. (CVE-2021-37981)

- : Use after free in Incognito. (CVE-2021-37982)

- : Use after free in Dev Tools. (CVE-2021-37983)

- : Heap buffer overflow in PDFium. (CVE-2021-37984)

- : Use after free in V8. (CVE-2021-37985)

- : Heap buffer overflow in Settings. (CVE-2021-37986)

- : Use after free in Network APIs. (CVE-2021-37987)

- : Use after free in Profiles. (CVE-2021-37988)

- : Inappropriate implementation in Blink. (CVE-2021-37989)

- : Inappropriate implementation in WebView. (CVE-2021-37990)

- : Race in V8. (CVE-2021-37991)

- : Out of bounds read in WebAudio. (CVE-2021-37992)

- : Use after free in PDF Accessibility. (CVE-2021-37993)

- : Inappropriate implementation in iFrame Sandbox. (CVE-2021-37994)

- : Inappropriate implementation in WebApp Installer. (CVE-2021-37995)

- : Insufficient validation of untrusted input in Downloads. (CVE-2021-37996)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected chromedriver and / or chromium packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 154748

File Name: openSUSE-2021-1396.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/31/2021

Updated: 5/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37993


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromedriver, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37981, CVE-2021-37982, CVE-2021-37983, CVE-2021-37984, CVE-2021-37985, CVE-2021-37986, CVE-2021-37987, CVE-2021-37988, CVE-2021-37989, CVE-2021-37990, CVE-2021-37991, CVE-2021-37992, CVE-2021-37993, CVE-2021-37994, CVE-2021-37995, CVE-2021-37996