[USN-2905-1] Oxide vulnerability

Chris Coulson chris.coulson at canonical.com
Tue Feb 23 12:49:53 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2905-1
February 23, 2016

oxide-qt vulnerability

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.

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.10:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.12.7-0ubuntu0.15.10.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  liboxideqtcore0                 1.12.7-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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


Package Information:

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