openSUSE update for chromium

Published: 2017-12-16 14:57:59 | Updated: 2017-12-19 15:02:03
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-15429
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 42.3
Opensuse 42.2
Vendor URL Novell
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Universal cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists in V8 due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2017-12/msg00077.html

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