openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2016-1084)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93554


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Chromium was updated to 53.0.2785.113 to fix a number of security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5170: Use after free in Blink

- CVE-2016-5171: Use after free in Blink

- CVE-2016-5172: Arbitrary Memory Read in v8

- CVE-2016-5173: Extension resource access

- CVE-2016-5174: Popup not correctly suppressed

- CVE-2016-5175: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

The following upstream fixes are included :

- SPDY crasher fixes

- Disable NV12 DXGI video on AMD

- Forward --password-store switch to os_crypt

- Tell the kernel to discard USB requests when they time out.

- disallow WKBackForwardListItem navigations for pushState pages

- arc: bluetooth: Fix advertised uuid

- fix conflicting PendingIntent for stop button and swipe away

The widevine plugin was re-enabled (boo#998328).


Update the affected chromium packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93554

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1084.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/16

Updated: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

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-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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5170, CVE-2016-5171, CVE-2016-5172, CVE-2016-5173, CVE-2016-5174, CVE-2016-5175