USN-2757-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

5 October 2015

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Software Description

  • oxide-qt - Web browser engine library for Qt (QML plugin)


Two security issues were discovered in Blink and V8. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to bypass same-origin restrictions. (CVE-2015-1303, CVE-2015-1304)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.9.5-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.9.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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