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Ubuntu: 2320-1: Oxide vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.
==========================================================================
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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