openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-SU-2012:1215-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 74759
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Chromium was updated to 21.0.1180.88 to fix various bugs and security issues. Security fixes and rewards :

Please see the Chromium security page< >for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

- [$500] [121347< ?id=121347>] Medium CVE-2012-2865: Out-of-bounds read in line breaking. Credit to miaubiz.

- [$1000] [134897< ?id=134897>] High CVE-2012-2866: Bad cast with run-ins.
Credit to miaubiz.

- [135485 < 485>] Low CVE-2012-2867: Browser crash with SPDY.

- [$500] [136881< ?id=136881>] Medium CVE-2012-2868: Race condition with workers and XHR. Credit to miaubiz.

- [137778 < 778>] High CVE-2012-2869: Avoid stale buffer in URL loading. Credit to Fermin Serna of the Google Security Team.

- [138672 < 672>] [ 140368 < 368>] LowCVE-2012-2870: Lower severity memory management issues in XPath. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.

- [$1000] [138673< ?id=138673>] High CVE-2012-2871: Bad cast in XSL transforms. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.

- [$500] [142956< ?id=142956>] Medium CVE-2012-2872: XSS in SSL interstitial. Credit to Emmanuel Bronshtein.


Update the affected chromium packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74759

File Name: openSUSE-2012-619.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-desktop-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-desktop-kde, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-suid-helper, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-suid-helper-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2865, CVE-2012-2866, CVE-2012-2867, CVE-2012-2868, CVE-2012-2869, CVE-2012-2870, CVE-2012-2871, CVE-2012-2872