Fedora 26 : webkitgtk4 (2017-772bf90b03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101658

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update addresses the following vulnerabilities :

- [CVE-2017-2538](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2017-2538)

Additional fixes :

- Fix web process deadlock when seeking youtube videos.

- Fix blob downloads.

- Improve theme rendering performance when using GTK+ >= 3.20.

- Fix positioning of popup menus in Wayland.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

- Fix JavaScriptCore crashes on big-endian architectures

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Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-772bf90b03

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101658

File Name: fedora_2017-772bf90b03.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/17

Updated: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:webkitgtk4, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2538