USN-2320-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

20 August 2014

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Releases

Packages

  • 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

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