Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : oxide-qt vulnerabilities (USN-2476-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81016

Synopsis

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

Description

Several memory corruption bugs were discovered in ICU. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker 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-2014-7923, CVE-2014-7926)

A use-after-free was discovered in the IndexedDB implementation. 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 with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2014-7924)

A use-after free was discovered in the WebAudio implementation in Blink. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7925)

Several memory corruption bugs were discovered in V8. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker 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-2014-7927, CVE-2014-7928, CVE-2014-7931)

Several use-after free bugs were discovered in the DOM implementation in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker 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-2014-7929, CVE-2014-7930, CVE-2014-7932, CVE-2014-7934)

A use-after free was discovered in FFmpeg. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7933)

Multiple off-by-one errors were discovered in FFmpeg. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7937)

A memory corruption bug was discovered in the fonts implementation. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7938)

It was discovered that ICU did not initialize memory for a data structure correctly. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7940)

It was discovered that the fonts implementation did not initialize memory for a data structure correctly. 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 or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2014-7942)

An out-of-bounds 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-2014-7943)

An out-of-bounds read was discovered in Blink. 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-2014-7946)

It was discovered that the AppCache proceeded with caching for SSL sessions even if there is a certificate error. A remote attacker could potentially exploit this by conducting a MITM attack to modify HTML application content. (CVE-2014-7948)

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-2015-1205)

Multiple security issues were discovered in V8. 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 renderer crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the sandboxed render process. (CVE-2015-1346).

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/2476-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81016

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2476-1.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/27

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7923, CVE-2014-7924, CVE-2014-7925, CVE-2014-7926, CVE-2014-7927, CVE-2014-7928, CVE-2014-7929, CVE-2014-7930, CVE-2014-7931, CVE-2014-7932, CVE-2014-7933, CVE-2014-7934, CVE-2014-7937, CVE-2014-7938, CVE-2014-7940, CVE-2014-7942, CVE-2014-7943, CVE-2014-7946, CVE-2014-7948, CVE-2015-1205, CVE-2015-1346

BID: 72288

USN: 2476-1