Oracle Linux 8 : webkit2gtk3 (ELSA-2023-1919)

high Nessus Plugin ID 174573


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2023-1919 advisory.

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in iOS 15.7.5 and iPadOS 15.7.5, Safari 16.4.1, iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1, macOS Ventura 13.3.1. 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-2023-28205)

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: 174573

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2023-1919.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/20/2023

Updated: 9/18/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-28205


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:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkit2gtk3, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkit2gtk3-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc-devel

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/20/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2023

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 5/1/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-28205