Debian DSA-5182-1 : webkit2gtk - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 163250


The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The remote Debian 10 / 11 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dsa-5182 advisory.

- A logic issue in the handling of concurrent media was addressed with improved state handling.

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. (CVE-2022-26710)

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


Upgrade the webkit2gtk packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.36.4-1~deb11u1.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163250

File Name: debian_DSA-5182.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/15/2022

Updated: 12/8/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26710


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37-gtk2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:webkit2gtk-driver, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22677, CVE-2022-26710