Fedora 23 : webkitgtk4 (2016-d957ffbac1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93264
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update addresses the following vulnerabilities :

- [CVE-2016-4622](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-4622), [CVE-2016-4624](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-4624), [CVE-2016-4591](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-4591), [CVE-2016-4590](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-4590)

Additional fixes :

- Fix performance in accelerated compositing mode with the modesetting intel driver and DRI3 enabled.

- Reduce the amount of file descriptors that the Web Process keeps open.

- Fix Web Process deadlocks when loading HLS videos.

- Make CSS and SVG animations run at 60fps.

- Make meter elements accessible.

- Improve accessibility name and description of elements to make it more compatible with W3C specs and fix several bugs in which the accessible name of objects was missing or broken.

- Fix a crash when running windowed plugins under Wayland.

- Fix a crash at process exit under Wayland.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Translation updates :

- German.

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Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93264

File Name: fedora_2016-d957ffbac1.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/2/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:webkitgtk4, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/22/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4590, CVE-2016-4591, CVE-2016-4622, CVE-2016-4624