[USN-2410-1] Oxide vulnerabilities

Chris Coulson chris.coulson at canonical.com
Wed Nov 19 20:35:14 UTC 2014


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2410-1
November 19, 2014

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

- Ubuntu 14.10
- 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:

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:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
  oxideqt-codecs                  1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
  oxideqt-codecs-extra            1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
  oxideqt-codecs                  1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
  oxideqt-codecs-extra            1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2410-1
  CVE-2014-7904, CVE-2014-7907, CVE-2014-7908, CVE-2014-7909,
  CVE-2014-7910

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/oxide-qt/1.3.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1


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