USN-3236-1: Oxide vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3236-1

29th March, 2017

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 obtain sensitive information, spoof
application UI by causing the security status API or webview URL to
indicate the wrong values, bypass security restrictions, cause a denial
of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-5029, CVE-2017-5030, CVE-2017-5031, CVE-2017-5033,
CVE-2017-5035, CVE-2017-5037, CVE-2017-5040, CVE-2017-5041, CVE-2017-5044,
CVE-2017-5045, CVE-2017-5046)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10:
liboxideqtcore0 1.21.5-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
liboxideqtcore0 1.21.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
liboxideqtcore0 1.21.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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-2017-5029, CVE-2017-5030, CVE-2017-5031, CVE-2017-5033, CVE-2017-5035, CVE-2017-5037, CVE-2017-5040, CVE-2017-5041, CVE-2017-5044, CVE-2017-5045, CVE-2017-5046