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USN-2410-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

19 November 2014

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Releases

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 14.04

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