openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2016-1142)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93851


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update Chromium 53.0.2785.143 fixes the following issues (boo#1002140)

- CVE-2016-5177: Use after free in V8

- CVE-2016-5178: Various fixes from internal audits

The following bugfix changes are included :

- Export GDK_BACKEND=x11 before starting chromium, ensuring that it's started as an Xwayland client (boo#1001135).

- Changes to Sandbox to fix crashers on tumbleweed (boo#999091)


Update the affected chromium packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93851

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1142.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/05

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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:13.2, 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: 2016/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5177, CVE-2016-5178