[USN-2905-1] Oxide vulnerability
chris.coulson at canonical.com
Tue Feb 23 12:49:53 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2905-1
February 23, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Oxide could be made to bypass same-origin restrictions.
- oxide-qt: Web browser engine library for Qt (QML plugin)
A security issue was discovered in Chromium. If a user were tricked in to
opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit
this to bypass same-origin restrictions or a sandbox protection mechanism.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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