Upstream information

CVE-2016-5142 at MITRE


The Web Cryptography API (aka WebCrypto) implementation in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.116, does not properly copy data buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code, related to NormalizeAlgorithm.cpp and SubtleCrypto.cpp.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 992305 [RESOLVED / MOVED], 992313 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 992325 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • chromedriver >= 52.0.2743.116-92.1
  • chromium >= 52.0.2743.116-92.1
  • chromium-desktop-gnome >= 52.0.2743.116-92.1
  • chromium-desktop-kde >= 52.0.2743.116-92.1
  • chromium-ffmpegsumo >= 52.0.2743.116-92.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • chromium >= 66.0.3359.170-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA chromium-66.0.3359.170-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • chromedriver >= 55.0.2883.75-3.1
  • chromium >= 55.0.2883.75-3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA chromedriver-55.0.2883.75-3.1