Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : oxide-qt vulnerabilities (USN-3113-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94508
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that a long running unload handler could cause an incognito profile to be reused in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information.
Multiple security 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, spoof an application's URL bar, obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5181, CVE-2016-5182, CVE-2016-5185, CVE-2016-5186, CVE-2016-5187, CVE-2016-5188, CVE-2016-5189, CVE-2016-5192, CVE-2016-5194).
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SolutionUpdate the affected liboxideqtcore0 package.