GLSA-201712-01 : WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105261

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-201712-01 (WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

By enticing a victim to visit maliciously crafted web content, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Solution

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.3'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105261

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201712-01.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2017/12/15

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSSv3

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13783, CVE-2017-13784, CVE-2017-13785, CVE-2017-13788, CVE-2017-13791, CVE-2017-13792, CVE-2017-13793, CVE-2017-13794, CVE-2017-13795, CVE-2017-13796, CVE-2017-13798, CVE-2017-13802, CVE-2017-13803

GLSA: 201712-01