GLSA-201801-09 : WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105635


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-09 (WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

An attacker, by enticing a user to visit maliciously crafted web content, may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause memory corruption.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.


All WebkitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.4:4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105635

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201801-09.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/08

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


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: 2018/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13856, CVE-2017-13866, CVE-2017-13870, CVE-2017-7156, CVE-2017-7157

GLSA: 201801-09