CVE-2016-5173, security advisory, novell, suse linux, suse, security, cve


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Upstream information

CVE-2016-5173 at MITRE


The extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.113 does not properly restrict access to Object.prototype, which allows remote attackers to load unintended resources, and consequently trigger unintended JavaScript function calls and bypass the Same Origin Policy via an indirect interception attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 998743 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • chromedriver >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromedriver-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium-desktop-gnome >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium-desktop-kde >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium-ffmpegsumo >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
  • chromium-ffmpegsumo-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-100.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • chromium >= 66.0.3359.170-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA chromium
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • chromedriver >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromedriver-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium-desktop-gnome >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium-desktop-kde >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium-ffmpegsumo >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
  • chromium-ffmpegsumo-debuginfo >= 53.0.2785.113-74.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • chromedriver >= 55.0.2883.75-3.1
  • chromium >= 55.0.2883.75-3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA chromedriver

Status of this issue by product and package

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