USN-2735-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

8 September 2015

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • 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

It was discovered that the DOM tree could be corrupted during parsing in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to bypass same-origin restrictions or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-1291)

An issue was discovered in NavigatorServiceWorker::serviceWorker in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to bypass same-origin restrictions. (CVE-2015-1292)

An issue 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 bypass same-origin restrictions. (CVE-2015-1293)

A use-after-free 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, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2015-1294)

A use-after-free was discovered in the shared-timer 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-2015-1299)

It was discovered that the availability of iframe Resource Timing API times was not properly restricted in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2015-1300)

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-2015-1301)

A heap corruption issue was discovered in oxide::JavaScriptDialogManager. 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-2015-1332)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.9.1-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.9.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2

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