USN-3133-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

1 December 2016

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 16.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Software Description

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

Details

Multiple security vulnerabilities were discovered in Chromium. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5198, CVE-2016-5200, CVE-2016-5202)

A heap-corruption issue was discovered in FFmpeg. 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. (CVE-2016-5199)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.18.5-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.18.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.18.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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