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USN-2757-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

5 October 2015

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.



  • oxide-qt - Web browser engine library for Qt (QML plugin)


Two security issues were discovered in Blink and V8. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to bypass same-origin restrictions.
(CVE-2015-1303, CVE-2015-1304)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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