Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : webkit vulnerabilities (USN-1617-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKit
browser and JavaScript engines. If a user were tricked into viewing a
malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues
related to web browser security, including cross-site scripting
attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false