Oxide vulnerabilities

2016-02-18T00:00:00
ID USN-2895-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-02-18T00:00:00

Description

The DOM implementation in Chromium did not properly restrict frame-attach operations from occurring during or after frame-detach operations. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to bypass same-origin restrictions. (CVE-2016-1623)

An integer underflow was discovered in Brotli. 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 application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2016-1624)