Ubuntu 2320-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

    Date20 Aug 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2320-1
    August 20, 2014
    
    oxide-qt vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - 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 use-after-free was discovered in the websockets 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. (CVE-2014-3165)
    
    An issue was discovered in the Public Key Pinning implementation in
    Chromium. An attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive
    information. (CVE-2014-3166)
    
    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 cause a denial of service via application
    crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking
    the program. (CVE-2014-3167)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      liboxideqtcore0                 1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      oxideqt-codecs                  1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      oxideqt-codecs-extra            1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2320-1
      CVE-2014-3165, CVE-2014-3166, CVE-2014-3167, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1356372
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.0.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    
    
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