openSUSE update for chromium

Published: 2017-12-16 14:57:59 | Updated: 2017-12-19
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-15429
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 42.3
Opensuse 42.2
Vendor URL Novell

Security Advisory

1) Universal cross-site scripting


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.


Install update from vendor's website.

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