Ubuntu 8.10 : webkit vulnerability (USN-676-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that WebKit did not properly handle Cascading Style
Sheets (CSS) import statements. If a user were tricked into opening a
malicious website, an attacker could cause a browser crash and
possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libwebkit-1.0-1, libwebkit-1.0-1-dbg and / or
libwebkit-dev packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37177 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3632

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