USN-3015-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

30 June 2016

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

Packages

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

Details

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.
(CVE-2016-1704)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 15.10
Ubuntu 14.04

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

References