[ GLSA 201801-09 ] WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201801-09
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 07, 2018
Bugs: #641752
ID: 201801-09

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebkitGTK+, the worst of
which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
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WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-libs/webkit-gtk = 2.18.4:4

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebkitGTK+. Please
review the referenced CVE Identifiers for details.

Impact
======

An attacker, by enticing a user to visit maliciously crafted web
content, may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause memory
corruption.

Workaround
==========

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
==========

All WebkitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.4:4″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13856
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13856
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13866
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13866
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-13870
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13870
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7156
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7156
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7157
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7157

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-09

Concerns?
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201801-09

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Severity: Normal

Title: WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: January 07, 2018

Bugs: #641752

ID: 201801-09

 

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Synopsis

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebkitGTK+, the worst of

which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

 

Background

==========

 

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine.

 

Affected packages

=================

 

——————————————————————-

Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

——————————————————————-

1 net-libs/webkit-gtk < 2.18.4:4 >= 2.18.4:4

 

Description

===========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebkitGTK+. Please

review the referenced CVE Identifiers for details.

 

Impact

======

 

An attacker, by enticing a user to visit maliciously crafted web

content, may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause memory

corruption.

 

Workaround

==========

 

There are no known workarounds at this time.

 

Resolution

==========

 

All WebkitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge –sync

# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.4:4"

 

References

==========

 

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13856

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13856

[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13866

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13866

[ 3 ] CVE-2017-13870

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13870

[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7156

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7156

[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7157

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7157

 

Availability

============

 

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-09

 

Concerns?

=========

 

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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