Fedora 26 : webkitgtk4 (2018-690989736a) (Spectre)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106178
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update includes improvements to mitigate the effects of Spectre ([CVE-2017-5753](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-20 17-5753) and [CVE-2017-5715](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-201 7-5715)) :
- Disable SharedArrayBuffers from Web API.
- Reduce the precision of “high” resolution time to 1ms.
Additional fixes :
- Fix API documentation generation with newer gtk-doc.
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SolutionUpdate the affected webkitgtk4 package.