Fedora 24 : webkitgtk4 (2017-37f68e3534)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101991

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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 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.

Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-37f68e3534

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101991

File Name: fedora_2017-37f68e3534.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/27/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 7/25/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2538