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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2895-1
February 18, 2016

oxide-qt vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.10
- 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:

The DOM implementation in Chromium did not properly restrict frame-attach
operations from occurring during or after frame-detach operations. If a
user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker
could potentially exploit this to bypass same-origin restrictions.
(CVE-2016-1623)

An integer underflow was discovered in Brotli. 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 with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2016-1624)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.10:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.12.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.12.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2895-1
  CVE-2016-1623, CVE-2016-1624

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.12.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.12.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 2895-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

February 18, 2016
Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 15.10: liboxideqtcore0 1.12.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: liboxideqtcore0 1.12.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2895-1

CVE-2016-1623, CVE-2016-1624

Severity
February 18, 2016

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.12.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.12.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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