GLSA-201601-02 : WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88391

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201601-02 (WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attack can use multiple vectors to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All WebKitGTK+ 3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.4.9:3' All WebKitGTK+ 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.4.9-r200:2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201601-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88391

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201601-02.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Published: 1/27/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:webkit-gtk, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1344, CVE-2014-1384, CVE-2014-1385, CVE-2014-1386, CVE-2014-1387, CVE-2014-1388, CVE-2014-1389, CVE-2014-1390

GLSA: 201601-02