openSUSE Security Update : webkit2gtk3 (openSUSE-2021-637)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149570



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected webkit2gtk3 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149570

File Name: openSUSE-2021-637.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/18/2021

Updated: 5/5/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


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


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:opensuse:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libwebkit2gtk3-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-JavaScriptCore-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-WebKit2-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-WebKit2WebExtension-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit-jsc-4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit-jsc-4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk-4_0-injected-bundles, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk-4_0-injected-bundles-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk3-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk3-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk3-minibrowser, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:webkit2gtk3-minibrowser-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2021

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