WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201812-04

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

Affected Packages

net-libs/webkit-gtk on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.22.0
Unaffected versions >= 2.22.0

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.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands or cause a Denial of Service condition via maliciously crafted web content.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All WebkitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.22.0"
 

References

Release Date
December 02, 2018

Latest Revision
December 02, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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