SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : webkit2gtk3 (SUSE-SU-2019:0890-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123824
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for webkit2gtk3 to version 2.24.0 fixes the following issue :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-8375: Fixed an issue in UIProcess subsystem which could allow the script dialog size to exceed the web view size leading to Buffer Overflow or other unspecified impact (bsc#1126768).

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Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-890=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-890=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-890=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126768

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-8375/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d7ce5c0f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123824

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0890-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/8/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-JavaScriptCore, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-WebKit2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-WebKit2WebExtension, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit-jsc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit-jsc-4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk-4_0-injected-bundles, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk-4_0-injected-bundles-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk3-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk3-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8375