Ubuntu 1524-1: WebKit vulnerabilities

    Date08 Aug 2012
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security vulnerabilities were fixed in WebKit.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1524-1
    August 08, 2012
    
    webkit vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Multiple security vulnerabilities were fixed in WebKit.
    
    Software Description:
    - webkit: Web content engine library for GTK+
    
    Details:
    
    A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKit browser and
    JavaScript engines. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious
    website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web
    browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of
    service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0      1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
      libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0      1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
      libwebkitgtk-1.0-0              1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
      libwebkitgtk-3.0-0              1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1524-1
      CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3050, CVE-2011-3067, CVE-2011-3068,
      CVE-2011-3069, CVE-2011-3071, CVE-2011-3073, CVE-2011-3074,
      CVE-2011-3075, CVE-2011-3078, CVE-2012-0672, CVE-2012-3615,
      CVE-2012-3655, CVE-2012-3656, CVE-2012-3680, https://launchpad.net/bugs/1027283
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit/1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    
    
    
    
    
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