SUSE SLES12 Security Update : Chromium (SUSE-SU-2016:1060-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90585


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


Chromium was updated to 50.0.2661.75 to fix the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2016-1651: Out-of-bounds read in Pdfium JPEG2000 decoding

- CVE-2016-1652: Universal XSS in extension bindings

- CVE-2016-1653: Out-of-bounds write in V8

- CVE-2016-1654: Uninitialized memory read in media

- CVE-2016-1655: Use-after-free related to extensions

- CVE-2016-1656: Android downloaded file path restriction bypass

- CVE-2016-1657: Address bar spoofing

- CVE-2016-1658: Potential leak of sensitive information to malicious extensions

- CVE-2016-1659: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives

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 4965=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90585

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1060-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/19

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: 2016/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659

OSVDB: 120616, 130175, 131598, 135124, 137041, 137042, 137044, 137045, 137046, 137047, 137048, 137051, 137052, 137053, 137054, 137055, 137056, 137057, 137058, 137059, 137060, 137061