Fedora 24 : webkitgtk4 (2017-37f68e3534)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101991


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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 JavaScriptCore crashes on big-endian architectures

- Fix a web process crash when page finishes loading in several websites.

- Fix the menu of select elements not showing in some cases under Wayland.

- 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.


Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101991

File Name: fedora_2017-37f68e3534.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/27

Updated: 2019/09/24

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:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2538