SUSE SLES15 Security Update : webkit2gtk3 (SUSE-SU-2021:1499-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149278

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for webkit2gtk3 fixes the following issues :

Update to version 2.32.0 (bsc#1184155) :

- Fix the authentication request port when URL omits the port.

- Fix iframe scrolling when main frame is scrolled in async

- scrolling mode.

- Stop using g_memdup.

- Show a warning message when overriding signal handler for

- threading suspension.

- Fix the build on RISC-V with GCC 11.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

- Security fixes: CVE-2021-1788, CVE-2021-1844, CVE-2021-1871

Update in version 2.30.6 (bsc#1184262) :

- Update user agent quirks again for Google Docs and Google Drive.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

- Security fixes: CVE-2020-27918, CVE-2020-29623, CVE-2021-1765 CVE-2021-1789, CVE-2021-1799, CVE-2021-1801, CVE-2021-1870.

Update _constraints for armv6/armv7 (bsc#1182719)

restore NPAPI plugin support which was removed in 2.32.0

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

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 Manager Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.0-2021-1499=1

SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-Server-4.0-2021-1499=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-BCL-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-ESPOS-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2021-1499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2021-1499=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2021-1499=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform 'skuba' tool. I will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182719

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1184155

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1184262

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27918/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29623/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1765/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1788/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1789/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1799/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1801/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1844/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1870/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1871/

http://www.nessus.org/u?27fa17e4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149278

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1499-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2021

Updated: 5/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1871

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: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: 5/4/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021, 5/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27918, CVE-2020-29623, CVE-2021-1765, CVE-2021-1788, CVE-2021-1789, CVE-2021-1799, CVE-2021-1801, CVE-2021-1844, CVE-2021-1870, CVE-2021-1871