GLSA-201808-04 : WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 112078
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

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-201808-04 (WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service condition via a maliciously crafted web content.
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-2.20.4'

See Also

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2018-0003.html

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2018-0004.html

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2018-0005.html

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2018-0006.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201808-04

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112078

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201808-04.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/23/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/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: 8/22/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Safari Proxy Object Type Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11646, CVE-2018-11712, CVE-2018-11713, CVE-2018-12293, CVE-2018-12294, CVE-2018-4101, CVE-2018-4113, CVE-2018-4114, CVE-2018-4117, CVE-2018-4118, CVE-2018-4119, CVE-2018-4120, CVE-2018-4121, CVE-2018-4122, CVE-2018-4125, CVE-2018-4127, CVE-2018-4128, CVE-2018-4129, CVE-2018-4133, CVE-2018-4146, CVE-2018-4162, CVE-2018-4163, CVE-2018-4165, CVE-2018-4190, CVE-2018-4192, CVE-2018-4199, CVE-2018-4200, CVE-2018-4201, CVE-2018-4204, CVE-2018-4214, CVE-2018-4218, CVE-2018-4222, CVE-2018-4232, CVE-2018-4233, CVE-2018-4261, CVE-2018-4262, CVE-2018-4263, CVE-2018-4264, CVE-2018-4265, CVE-2018-4266, CVE-2018-4267, CVE-2018-4270, CVE-2018-4272, CVE-2018-4273, CVE-2018-4278, CVE-2018-4284

GLSA: 201808-04