openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-SU-2014:1151-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77803


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Chromium was updated to 37.0.2062.94 containing security Fixes (bnc#893720).

A full list of changes is available in the log :

This update includes 50 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were either contributed by external researchers or particularly interesting. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.

Critical CVE-2014-3176, CVE-2014-3177: A special reward to [email protected] for a combination of bugs in V8, IPC, sync, and extensions that can lead to remote code execution outside of the sandbox.

High CVE-2014-3168: Use-after-free in SVG. Credit to cloudfuzzer. High CVE-2014-3169: Use-after-free in DOM. Credit to Andrzej Dyjak. High CVE-2014-3170: Extension permission dialog spoofing. Credit to Rob Wu.
High CVE-2014-3171: Use-after-free in bindings. Credit to cloudfuzzer.
Medium CVE-2014-3172: Issue related to extension debugging. Credit to Eli Grey. Medium CVE-2014-3173: Uninitialized memory read in WebGL.
Credit to jmuizelaar. Medium CVE-2014-3174: Uninitialized memory read in Web Audio. Credit to Atte Kettunen from OUSPG.

We would also like to thank Collin Payne, Christoph Diehl, Sebastian Mauer, Atte Kettunen, and cloudfuzzer for working with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the stable channel. $8000 in additional rewards were issued.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work responsible for a wide range of fixes: CVE-2014-3175: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives (Chrome 37).

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.


Update the affected chromium packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77803

File Name: openSUSE-2014-550.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/23

Modified: 2014/09/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

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-ffmpegsumo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:chromium-ffmpegsumo-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3168, CVE-2014-3169, CVE-2014-3170, CVE-2014-3171, CVE-2014-3172, CVE-2014-3173, CVE-2014-3174, CVE-2014-3175, CVE-2014-3176, CVE-2014-3177

BID: 69398, 69400, 69401, 69403, 69404, 69405, 69406, 69407