Fedora 28 : webkit2gtk3 (2018-118b9abf99)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120240
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update addresses the following vulnerabilities :

- [CVE-2018-4190](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4190), [CVE-2018-4199](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4199), [CVE-2018-4218](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4218), [CVE-2018-4222](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4222), [CVE-2018-4232](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4232), [CVE-2018-4233](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4233), [CVE-2018-4246](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4246), [CVE-2018-11646](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.c gi?name=CVE-2018-11646).

Additional fixes :

- Fix installation directory of API documentation.

- Disable Gigacage if mmap fails to allocate in Linux.

- Add user agent quirk for paypal website.

- Properly detect compiler flags, needed libs, and fallbacks for usage of 64-bit atomic operations.

- Fix a network process crash when trying to get cookies of about:blank page.

- Fix UI process crash when closing the window under Wayland.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected webkit2gtk3 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-118b9abf99

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120240

File Name: fedora_2018-118b9abf99.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:fedoraproject:fedora:webkit2gtk3, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Safari Proxy Object Type Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11646, CVE-2018-4190, CVE-2018-4199, CVE-2018-4218, CVE-2018-4222, CVE-2018-4232, CVE-2018-4233, CVE-2018-4246