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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-01
Posted Dec 14, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 2.18.3 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-13783, CVE-2017-13784, CVE-2017-13785, CVE-2017-13788, CVE-2017-13791, CVE-2017-13792, CVE-2017-13793, CVE-2017-13794, CVE-2017-13795, CVE-2017-13796, CVE-2017-13798, CVE-2017-13802, CVE-2017-13803
MD5 | 2bdf84017aa63085601b31a0bfd00845

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201712-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 14, 2017
Bugs: #637076
ID: 201712-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+, the worst
of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine,
suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from
hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-libs/webkit-gtk < 2.18.3 >= 2.18.3

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

By enticing a victim to visit maliciously crafted web content, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
condition.

Workaround
==========

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
==========

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.3"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13783
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13783
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13784
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13784
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-13785
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13785
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-13788
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13788
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-13791
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13791
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-13792
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13792
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-13793
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13793
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-13794
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13794
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-13795
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13795
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-13796
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13796
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-13798
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13798
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-13802
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13802
[ 13 ] CVE-2017-13803
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-13803

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-01

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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