AlmaLinux 8 : webkit2gtk3 (ALSA-2023:7716)

high Nessus Plugin ID 186941

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2023:7716 advisory.

- A memory corruption vulnerability was addressed with improved locking. (CVE-2023-42917)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://errata.almalinux.org/8/ALSA-2023-7716.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 186941

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2023-7716.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2023

Updated: 2/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.0

CVSS v2

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-2023-42917

CVSS v3

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: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:webkit2gtk3, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:webkit2gtk3-devel, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:webkit2gtk3-jsc-devel, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::powertools, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::supplementary

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/30/2023

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 12/25/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-42917

CWE: 787