Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : oxide-qt vulnerabilities (USN-2877-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88455

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

A bad cast was discovered in V8. 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-2016-1612)

An issue was discovered when initializing the UnacceleratedImageBufferSurface class in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information.
(CVE-2016-1614)

An issue was discovered with the CSP implementation in Blink. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to determine whether specific HSTS sites had been visited by reading a CSP report. (CVE-2016-1617)

An issue was discovered with random number generator in Blink. An attacker could potentially exploit this to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms. (CVE-2016-1618)

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-2016-1620)

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-2016-2051)

Multiple security issues were discovered in Harfbuzz. 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-2016-2052).

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 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2877-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88455

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2877-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/28

Updated: 2019/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liboxideqtcore0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10

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: 2016/01/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1612, CVE-2016-1614, CVE-2016-1617, CVE-2016-1618, CVE-2016-1620, CVE-2016-2051, CVE-2016-2052

USN: 2877-1