Rocky Linux 8 : webkit2gtk3 (RLSA-2021:4097)

high Nessus Plugin ID 157814


The remote Rocky Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RLSA-2021:4097 advisory.

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8, macOS Big Sur 11.6. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited. (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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 157814

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2021-4097.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/14/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30858


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-devel, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc-devel, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc-devel-debuginfo, cpe:/o:rocky:linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/24/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30858

RLSA: 2021:4097

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