Scientific Linux Security Update : webkitgtk4 on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0059)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156717


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0059-1 advisory.

- webkitgtk: Use-after-free leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2021-30858)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156717

File Name: sl_20220112_webkitgtk4_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2022

Updated: 4/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30858


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4-jsc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:webkitgtk4-jsc-devel

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/24/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30858

IAVA: 2021-A-0414-S, 2021-A-0437-S

RHSA: RHSA-2022:0059