SUSE SLES12 Security Update : Chromium (SUSE-SU-2016:0665-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89775


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


Chromium was updated to 49.0.2623.75 to fix the following security issues: (boo#969333)

- CVE-2016-1630: Same-origin bypass in Blink

- CVE-2016-1631: Same-origin bypass in Pepper Plugin

- CVE-2016-1632: Bad cast in Extensions

- CVE-2016-1633: Use-after-free in Blink

- CVE-2016-1634: Use-after-free in Blink

- CVE-2016-1635: Use-after-free in Blink

- CVE-2016-1636: SRI Validation Bypass

- CVE-2015-8126: Out-of-bounds access in libpng

- CVE-2016-1637: Information Leak in Skia

- CVE-2016-1638: WebAPI Bypass

- CVE-2016-1639: Use-after-free in WebRTC

- CVE-2016-1640: Origin confusion in Extensions UI

- CVE-2016-1641: Use-after-free in Favicon

- CVE-2016-1642: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives

- Multiple vulnerabilities in V8 fixed at the tip of the 4.9 branch (currently 4.9.385.26)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 :

zypper in -t patch 4789=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89775

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0665-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/09

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromedriver, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromedriver-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-desktop-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-desktop-kde, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-ffmpegsumo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:chromium-ffmpegsumo-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2016-1630, CVE-2016-1631, CVE-2016-1632, CVE-2016-1633, CVE-2016-1634, CVE-2016-1635, CVE-2016-1636, CVE-2016-1637, CVE-2016-1638, CVE-2016-1639, CVE-2016-1640, CVE-2016-1641, CVE-2016-1642

OSVDB: 130175, 135241, 135242, 135243, 135244, 135245, 135246, 135247, 135248, 135249, 135250, 135251, 135252, 135287, 135458, 135460, 135461, 135462, 135463, 135470, 135619