[USN-2320-1] Oxide vulnerabilities

2014-08-26T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:31029
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-08-26T00:00:00

Description

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2320-1 August 20, 2014

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Software Description: - oxide-qt: Web browser engine library for Qt (QML plugin)

Details:

A use-after-free was discovered in the websockets implementation in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via renderer crash. (CVE-2014-3165)

An issue was discovered in the Public Key Pinning implementation in Chromium. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2014-3166)

Multiple security issues were discovered in Chromium. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2014-3167)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: liboxideqtcore0 1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 oxideqt-codecs 1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 oxideqt-codecs-extra 1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2320-1 CVE-2014-3165, CVE-2014-3166, CVE-2014-3167, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1356372

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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