WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201803-11

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 < 2.18.6
Unaffected versions >= 2.18.6

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

An attacker could execute arbitrary commands 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-2.18.6"
 

References

Release Date
March 22, 2018

Latest Revision
March 22, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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