USN-2410-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

19 November 2014

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.10
  • 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 buffer overflow was discovered in Skia. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked 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-2014-7904)

Multiple use-after-frees were discovered in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via renderer crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7907)

An integer overflow was discovered in media. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked 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-2014-7908)

An uninitialized memory read was discovered in Skia. 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-2014-7909)

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-2014-7910)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.10
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
oxideqt-codecs - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
oxideqt-codecs-extra - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
oxideqt-codecs - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
oxideqt-codecs-extra - 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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