WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201706-15

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebKitGTK+, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-libs/webkit-gtk on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.16.3
Unaffected versions >= 2.16.3

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A remote attack can use multiple vectors to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.

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-2.16.3:4"
 

References

Release Date
June 07, 2017

Latest Revision
June 07, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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