Ubuntu 5642-1: WebKitGTK vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5642-1
September 26, 2022

webkit2gtk vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK.

Software Description:
- webkit2gtk: Web content engine library for GTK+

Details:

Several 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 22.04 LTS:
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-0      2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1
  libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1
  libwebkit2gtk-4.1-0             2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
  libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5642-1
  CVE-2022-32886

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 5642-1: WebKitGTK vulnerabilities

September 26, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK. Software Description: - webkit2gtk: Web content engine library for GTK+ Details: Several 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 22.04 LTS: libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 libjavascriptcoregtk-4.1-0 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 libwebkit2gtk-4.1-0 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5642-1

CVE-2022-32886

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5642-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.36.8-0ubuntu0.22.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.36.8-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

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