Fedora 25 : webkitgtk4 (2017-b015aa1d33)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96676
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update addresses the following vulnerabilities :

- [CVE-2016-7656](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7656), [CVE-2016-7635](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7635), [CVE-2016-7654](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7654), [CVE-2016-7639](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7639), [CVE-2016-7645](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7645), [CVE-2016-7652](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7652), [CVE-2016-7641](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7641), [CVE-2016-7632](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7632), [CVE-2016-7599](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7599), [CVE-2016-7592](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7592), [CVE-2016-7589](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7589), [CVE-2016-7623](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7623), [CVE-2016-7586](https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cg i?name=CVE-2016-7586)

Additional fixes :

- Create GLX OpenGL contexts using version 3.2 (core profile) when available to reduce the memory consumption on Mesa based drivers.

- Improve memory pressure handler to reduce the CPU usage on memory pressure situations.

- Fix a regression in WebKitWebView title notify signal emission that caused the signal to be emitted multiple times.

- Fix high CPU usage in the web process loading hyphenation dictionaries. More user agent string improvements to improve compatibility with several websites.

- Fix web process crash when closing the web view in X11.

- Fix the build with OpenGL ES2 enabled.

- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Translation updates :

- German.

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Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk4 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-b015aa1d33

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96676

File Name: fedora_2017-b015aa1d33.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/23/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/20/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7586, CVE-2016-7589, CVE-2016-7592, CVE-2016-7599, CVE-2016-7623, CVE-2016-7632, CVE-2016-7635, CVE-2016-7639, CVE-2016-7641, CVE-2016-7645, CVE-2016-7652, CVE-2016-7654, CVE-2016-7656