Fedora 29 : webkit2gtk3 (2018-a1f37d2f08)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120664

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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.
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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: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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:29

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/4/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4345