Fedora 28 : webkit2gtk3 (2018-509fc4a5c8)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120420



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update addresses the following vulnerability :

- [CVE-2018-4345](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2018-4345)

This update brings the following changes :

- Many improvements and fixes for video playback with media source extensions (MSE), which improve the user experience across the board, and in particular for playback of WebM videos.

- Fix a memory leak during media playback when using playbin3.

- Fix portions of Web views not being rendered after resizing.

- Fix Resource Timing reporting for iframe elements.

- Fix the build with the remote Web Inspector disabled.

- Fix the build on ARMv7 with NEON extensions.

- 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.


Update the affected webkit2gtk3 package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120420

File Name: fedora_2018-509fc4a5c8.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4345