[USN-3133-1] Oxide vulnerabilities
chris.coulson at canonical.com
Thu Dec 1 19:48:58 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3133-1
December 01, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.
- oxide-qt: Web browser engine for Qt (QML plugin)
Multiple security vulnerabilities were discovered in Chromium. If a user
were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial
of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-5198, CVE-2016-5200, CVE-2016-5202)
A heap-corruption issue was discovered in FFmpeg. 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 application crash, or
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5199)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2016-5198, CVE-2016-5199, CVE-2016-5200, CVE-2016-5202
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