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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201712-01 ] WebKitGTK+ Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201712-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-12-14
Bug(s): #637076
ID: 201712-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+, the
worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.


Background

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine,
suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid
HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/webkit-gtk
Vulnerable: < 2.18.3
Unaffected: >= 2.18.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

By enticing a victim to visit maliciously crafted web content, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
condition.


Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.3"
   


References


CVE-2017-13783


CVE-2017-13784


CVE-2017-13785


CVE-2017-13788


CVE-2017-13791


CVE-2017-13792


CVE-2017-13793


CVE-2017-13794


CVE-2017-13795


CVE-2017-13796


CVE-2017-13798


CVE-2017-13802


CVE-2017-13803
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