[USN-2757-1] Oxide vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-10-11T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2757-1 October 05, 2015

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

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


Two security issues were discovered in Blink and V8. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to bypass same-origin restrictions. (CVE-2015-1303, CVE-2015-1304)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.04: liboxideqtcore0 1.9.5-0ubuntu0.15.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: liboxideqtcore0 1.9.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2757-1 CVE-2015-1303, CVE-2015-1304

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.9.5-0ubuntu0.15.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.9.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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