Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / 23.04 / 23.10 : WebKitGTK vulnerability (USN-6582-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 188056

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / 23.04 / 23.10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6582-1 advisory.

- The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in Safari 17.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3. Processing an image may lead to a denial-of-service. (CVE-2023-42883)

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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6582-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 188056

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6582-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2024

Updated: 1/15/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-42883

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-6.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-webkit-6.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-bin, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-6.0-1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-6.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.1-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.1-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkitgtk-6.0-4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebkitgtk-6.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:webkit2gtk-driver

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/12/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-42883

USN: 6582-1