Debian dsa-5695 : gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 197634

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 11 / 12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5695 advisory.

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-5695-1 [email protected] https://www.debian.org/security/ Alberto Garcia May 22, 2024 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : webkit2gtk CVE ID : CVE-2024-27834

The following vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WebKitGTK web engine:

CVE-2024-27834

Manfred Paul discovered that an attacker with arbitrary read and write capability may be able to bypass Pointer Authentication.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.44.2-1~deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in version 2.44.2-1~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your webkit2gtk packages.

For the detailed security status of webkit2gtk please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/webkit2gtk

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Debian security advisory.

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

Solution

Upgrade the gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0 packages.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/bookworm/webkit2gtk

https://packages.debian.org/source/bullseye/webkit2gtk

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/webkit2gtk

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2024-27834

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197634

File Name: debian_DSA-5695.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2024

Updated: 5/28/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-27834

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.1-0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:webkit2gtk-driver, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkitgtk-6.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-6.0-1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-webkit-6.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18, 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:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkitgtk-6.0-4, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-6.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-6.0-dev

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-27834