Fedora 24 : webkitgtk4 (2017-d39099ea6a)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100826
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update addresses the following vulnerabilities :

- [CVE-2017-2496](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2017-2496), [CVE-2017-2539](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2017-2539), [CVE-2017-2510](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2017-2510)

Additional fixes :

- Fix URL shown in the title of beforeunload dialogs.

- Focus first input field of HTTP authentication dialog.

- Fix rendering glitches in HiDPI in long GitHub Gist pages when focusing the comments textarea.

- Remove Firefox user agent quirk for Google domains.

- Remove LATEST_RECORD_VERSION from GnuTLS priority string.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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

Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-d39099ea6a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100826

File Name: fedora_2017-d39099ea6a.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/16/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:webkitgtk4, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2496, CVE-2017-2510, CVE-2017-2539