Fedora 28 : webkit2gtk3 (2018-e2e8a07a01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120860

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.22 series.

- [CVE-2018-4437](https://www.webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2 018-0009.html#CVE-2018-4437)

-- Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

- Improved the logic to determine for which architectures to enable the JIT compiler support and USE_SYSTEM_MALLOC at build time.

- Fix the build with ENABLE_VIDEO=OFF and ENABLE_OPENGL=OFF.

- Fix several crashes.

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Solution

Update the affected webkit2gtk3 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-e2e8a07a01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120860

File Name: fedora_2018-e2e8a07a01.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4437