Fedora 29 : webkit2gtk3 (2018-a1f37d2f08)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120664

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected webkit2gtk3 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-a1f37d2f08

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120664

File Name: fedora_2018-a1f37d2f08.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/04/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:webkit2gtk3, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4345