Ubuntu 4181-1: WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

    Date12 Nov 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    146
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK+.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4181-1
    November 12, 2019
    
    webkit2gtk vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK+.
    
    Software Description:
    - webkit2gtk: Web content engine library for GTK+
    
    Details:
    
    A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK+ Web 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 19.10:
      libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
      libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
      libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.26.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
      libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.26.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
    fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart any applications
    that use WebKitGTK+, such as Epiphany, to make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4181-1
      CVE-2019-8812, CVE-2019-8814
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.26.2-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.26.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    Comments powered by CComment

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What do you think of the articles on LinuxSecurity?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/24-what-do-you-think-of-the-quality-of-the-articles-on-linuxsecurity?task=poll.vote&format=json
    24
    radio
    [{"id":"87","title":"Excellent, don't change a thing!","votes":"64","type":"x","order":"1","pct":57.14,"resources":[]},{"id":"88","title":"Should be more technical","votes":"15","type":"x","order":"2","pct":13.39,"resources":[]},{"id":"89","title":"Should include more HOWTOs","votes":"33","type":"x","order":"3","pct":29.46,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.