openSUSE 15 Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-SU-2021:1600-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156217



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-2021:1600-1 advisory.

- Insufficient data validation in Mojo. (CVE-2021-4098)

- Use after free in Swiftshader. (CVE-2021-4099)

- Object lifecycle issue in ANGLE. (CVE-2021-4100)

- Heap buffer overflow in Swiftshader. (CVE-2021-4101)

- Use after free in V8. (CVE-2021-4102)

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: High

ID: 156217

File Name: openSUSE-2021-1600.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/21/2021

Updated: 4/25/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-4102


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromedriver, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 12/29/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-4098, CVE-2021-4099, CVE-2021-4100, CVE-2021-4101, CVE-2021-4102

IAVA: 2021-A-0576-S