USN-3153-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3153-1

9th December, 2016

oxide-qt vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 16.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Oxide.

Software description

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

Details

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Chromium. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks,
read uninitialized memory, obtain sensitive information, spoof the
webview URL, bypass same origin restrictions, cause a denial of service
via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5204,
CVE-2016-5205, CVE-2016-5207, CVE-2016-5208, CVE-2016-5209, CVE-2016-5212,
CVE-2016-5215, CVE-2016-5222, CVE-2016-5224, CVE-2016-5225, CVE-2016-5226,
CVE-2016-9650, CVE-2016-9652)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in V8. 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-2016-5213,
CVE-2016-5219, CVE-2016-9651)

An integer overflow was discovered in ANGLE. 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-2016-5221)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10:
liboxideqtcore0 1.19.4-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
liboxideqtcore0 1.19.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
liboxideqtcore0 1.19.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References

CVE-2016-5204, CVE-2016-5205, CVE-2016-5207, CVE-2016-5208, CVE-2016-5209, CVE-2016-5212, CVE-2016-5213, CVE-2016-5215, CVE-2016-5219, CVE-2016-5221, CVE-2016-5222, CVE-2016-5224, CVE-2016-5225, CVE-2016-5226, CVE-2016-9650, CVE-2016-9651, CVE-2016-9652