Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : oxide-qt vulnerabilities (USN-2410-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79354

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

A buffer overflow was discovered in Skia. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via renderer crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7904)

Multiple use-after-frees were discovered in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via renderer crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7907)

An integer overflow was discovered in media. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacked could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via renderer crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7908)

An uninitialized memory read was discovered in Skia. 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 renderer crash. (CVE-2014-7909)

Multiple security issues were discovered in Chromium. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to read uninitialized memory, cause a denial of service via application crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2014-7910).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected liboxideqtcore0, oxideqt-codecs and / or oxideqt-codecs-extra packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2410-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79354

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2410-1.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/20/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liboxideqtcore0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:oxideqt-codecs, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:oxideqt-codecs-extra, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7904, CVE-2014-7907, CVE-2014-7908, CVE-2014-7909, CVE-2014-7910

BID: 71161, 71166, 71167, 71168, 71170

USN: 2410-1