Oracle Linux 6 : webkitgtk (ELSA-2011-0177)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 68187

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:0177 :

Updated webkitgtk packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

WebKitGTK+ is the port of the portable web rendering engine WebKit to the GTK+ platform.

Multiple memory corruption flaws were found in WebKit. Malicious web content could cause an application using WebKitGTK+ to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-1782, CVE-2010-1783, CVE-2010-1784, CVE-2010-1785, CVE-2010-1787, CVE-2010-1788, CVE-2010-1790, CVE-2010-1792, CVE-2010-1807, CVE-2010-1814, CVE-2010-3114, CVE-2010-3116, CVE-2010-3119, CVE-2010-3255, CVE-2010-3812, CVE-2010-4198)

Multiple use-after-free flaws were found in WebKit. Malicious web content could cause an application using WebKitGTK+ to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-1780, CVE-2010-1786, CVE-2010-1793, CVE-2010-1812, CVE-2010-1815, CVE-2010-3113, CVE-2010-3257, CVE-2010-4197, CVE-2010-4204)

Two array index errors, leading to out-of-bounds memory reads, were found in WebKit. Malicious web content could cause an application using WebKitGTK+ to crash. (CVE-2010-4206, CVE-2010-4577)

A flaw in WebKit could allow malicious web content to trick a user into thinking they are visiting the site reported by the location bar, when the page is actually content controlled by an attacker.
(CVE-2010-3115)

It was found that WebKit did not correctly restrict read access to images created from the 'canvas' element. Malicious web content could allow a remote attacker to bypass the same-origin policy and potentially access sensitive image data. (CVE-2010-3259)

A flaw was found in the way WebKit handled DNS prefetching. Even when it was disabled, web content containing certain 'link' elements could cause WebKitGTK+ to perform DNS prefetching. (CVE-2010-3813)

Users of WebKitGTK+ should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain WebKitGTK+ version 1.2.6, and resolve these issues. All running applications that use WebKitGTK+ must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-February/001875.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 68187

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0177.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkitgtk, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkitgtk-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:webkitgtk-doc, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/30

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1780, CVE-2010-1782, CVE-2010-1783, CVE-2010-1784, CVE-2010-1785, CVE-2010-1786, CVE-2010-1787, CVE-2010-1788, CVE-2010-1790, CVE-2010-1792, CVE-2010-1793, CVE-2010-1807, CVE-2010-1812, CVE-2010-1814, CVE-2010-1815, CVE-2010-3113, CVE-2010-3114, CVE-2010-3115, CVE-2010-3116, CVE-2010-3119, CVE-2010-3255, CVE-2010-3257, CVE-2010-3259, CVE-2010-3812, CVE-2010-3813, CVE-2010-4197, CVE-2010-4198, CVE-2010-4204, CVE-2010-4206, CVE-2010-4577

BID: 42034, 42035, 42036, 42037, 42038, 42041, 42042, 42043, 42044, 42046, 42049, 43047, 43079, 43081, 43083, 44199, 44200, 44201, 44203, 44204, 44206, 44954, 44960, 45718, 45719, 45720, 45721, 45722

RHSA: 2011:0177