Ubuntu 2410-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

    Date 19 Nov 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2410-1
    November 19, 2014
    
    oxide-qt vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - 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 buffer overflow was discovered in Skia. If a user were tricked in to
    opening a specially crafted website, an attacked 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-2014-7904)
    
    Multiple use-after-frees were discovered in Blink. If a user were tricked
    in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could potentially
    exploit these to cause a denial of service via renderer crash or execute
    arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process.
    (CVE-2014-7907)
    
    An integer overflow was discovered in media. If a user were tricked in to
    opening a specially crafted website, an attacked 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-2014-7908)
    
    An uninitialized memory read 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.
    (CVE-2014-7909)
    
    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-2014-7910)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      liboxideqtcore0                 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
      oxideqt-codecs                  1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
      oxideqt-codecs-extra            1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      liboxideqtcore0                 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      oxideqt-codecs                  1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
      oxideqt-codecs-extra            1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2410-1
      CVE-2014-7904, CVE-2014-7907, CVE-2014-7908, CVE-2014-7909,
      CVE-2014-7910
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    
    

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