Fedora 22: webkitgtk4 Security Update

    Date17 Jul 2015
    CategoryFedora
    21
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    WebKitGTK+ 2.8.4 includes fixes for 12 security issues. Additional fixes: * Make WebSQL work by using a default quota instead of always failing in openDatabase with DOM Exception 18. * Improve detection and usage of GL/GLES/EGL libraries. * Fix a crash on memory allocation using bmalloc on 32bit systems. * Fix DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model to actually disable the memory cache.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-11395
    2015-07-13 16:43:47
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    Name        : webkitgtk4
    Product     : Fedora 22
    Version     : 2.8.4
    Release     : 2.fc22
    URL         : http://www.webkitgtk.org/
    Summary     : GTK+ Web content engine library
    Description :
    WebKitGTK+ is the port of the portable web rendering engine WebKit to the
    GTK+ platform.
    
    This package contains WebKitGTK+ for GTK+ 3.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    WebKitGTK+ 2.8.4 includes fixes for 12 security issues. Additional fixes:
    
     * Make WebSQL work by using a default quota instead of always failing in openDatabase with DOM Exception 18.
     * Improve detection and usage of GL/GLES/EGL libraries.
     * Fix a crash on memory allocation using bmalloc on 32bit systems.
     * Fix DOCUMENT_VIEWER cache model to actually disable the memory cache.
     * Fix a WebProcess crash after too many redirect error when there's an active NPAPI plugin.
     * Fix a WebProcess crash when gtk-font-name setting is empty.
     * Ensure Math.abs() doesn't return negative.
     * Correctly restore accelerated compositing after a WebProcess crash.
     * Respect X-Frame-Options headers when loading from application cache.
     * Several crashes and rendering issues fixed.
     * Fix the MIPS N64 detection.
     * Fix several memory leaks.
     * Translation updates: Catalan.
     * Workaround a crash affecting 32-bit computers.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Thu Jul  9 2015 Michael Catanzaro  - 2.8.4-2
    - Prevent runaway web processes from using unlimited memory.
    * Wed Jul  8 2015 Tomas Popela  - 2.8.4-1
    - Update to 2.8.4
    * Thu Jul  2 2015 Michael Catanzaro  - 2.8.3-5
    - Build i686 with -fno-tree-rsa, #1225733
    * Mon Jun 15 2015 Michael Catanzaro  - 2.8.3-4
    - Remove sqlite crash patch; didn't help
    * Thu Jun 11 2015 Michael Catanzaro  - 2.8.3-3
    - Add speculative fix for sqlite crashes
    * Thu May 28 2015 Tomas Popela  - 2.8.3-2
    - Backport bmalloc fix (rhbz#1225733)
    * Fri May 15 2015 Tomas Popela  - 2.8.3-1
    - Update to 2.8.3
    * Tue May 12 2015 Tomas Popela  - 2.8.2-1
    - Update to 2.8.2
    * Tue Apr 21 2015 Michael Catanzaro  - 2.8.1-2
    - Reenable fast matrix multiplication on x86_64
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1225733 - [abrt] [faf] webkitgtk4: bmalloc::Heap::allocateXLarge(std::lock_guard&, unsigned int, unsigned int)(): /usr/libexec/webkit2gtk-4.0/WebKitWebProcess killed by 11
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1225733
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update webkitgtk4' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
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    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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