GLSA-201710-14 : WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 103849
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-14 (WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebkitGTK+. Please review the references below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass intended memory-read restrictions, conduct a timing side-channel attack to bypass the Same Origin Policy, obtain sensitive information, or spoof the address bar.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.16.6' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-14

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103849

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-14.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 10/16/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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:gentoo:linux:webkit-gtk, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7006, CVE-2017-7011, CVE-2017-7012, CVE-2017-7018, CVE-2017-7019, CVE-2017-7020, CVE-2017-7030, CVE-2017-7034, CVE-2017-7037, CVE-2017-7038, CVE-2017-7039, CVE-2017-7040, CVE-2017-7041, CVE-2017-7042, CVE-2017-7043

GLSA: 201710-14