USN-3180-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

8 February 2017

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


Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Software Description

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


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Chromium. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, read uninitialized memory, obtain sensitive information, spoof the webview URL or other UI components, bypass same origin restrictions or other security restrictions, cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5006, CVE-2017-5007, CVE-2017-5008, CVE-2017-5009, CVE-2017-5010, CVE-2017-5011, CVE-2017-5012, CVE-2017-5014, CVE-2017-5017, CVE-2017-5019, CVE-2017-5022, CVE-2017-5023, CVE-2017-5024, CVE-2017-5025, CVE-2017-5026)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.20.4-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.20.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
liboxideqtcore0 - 1.20.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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