WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201801-09

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 < 2.18.4
Unaffected versions >= 2.18.4

Background

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

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

Release Date
January 07, 2018

Latest Revision
January 07, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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