USN-2326-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

2 September 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 SVG 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, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-3168)

A use-after-free was discovered in the DOM 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, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-3169)

A use-after-free was discovered in V8. 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, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-3171)

It was discovered that WebGL clear calls did not interact properly with the state of a draw buffer. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3173)

A threading issue was discovered in the Web Audio API during attempts to update biquad filter coefficients. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3174)

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 read uninitialized memory, cause a denial of service via application crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2014-3175)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.1.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
oxideqt-codecs - 1.1.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
oxideqt-codecs-extra - 1.1.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References