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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-14 ] WebKitGTK+ Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-10-13
Bug(s): #626142
ID: 201710-14

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebkitGTK+, the worst
of which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine,
suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, offers
Webkit’s full functionality and is used on a wide range of systems.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/webkit-gtk
Vulnerable: < 2.16.6
Unaffected: >= 2.16.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebkitGTK+. Please
review the references below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of
Service condition, bypass intended memory-read restrictions, conduct a
timing side-channel attack to bypass the Same Origin Policy, obtain
sensitive information, or spoof the address bar.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.16.6"
   
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.


References

CVE-2017-7006
CVE-2017-7011
CVE-2017-7012
CVE-2017-7018
CVE-2017-7019
CVE-2017-7020
CVE-2017-7030
CVE-2017-7034
CVE-2017-7037
CVE-2017-7038
CVE-2017-7039
CVE-2017-7040
CVE-2017-7041
CVE-2017-7042
CVE-2017-7043
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