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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-11
Posted Mar 22, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-11 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebKitGTK+, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 2.18.6 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-13884, CVE-2017-13885, CVE-2017-7153, CVE-2017-7160, CVE-2017-7161, CVE-2017-7165, CVE-2018-4088, CVE-2018-4089, CVE-2018-4096
MD5 | 0e5cbf0704b9d60ac9882d27a04be1cb

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-11

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Severity: Normal
Title: WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: March 22, 2018
Bugs: #645686
ID: 201803-11

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found 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 < 2.18.6 >= 2.18.6

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

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

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary commands via maliciously crafted
web content.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.18.6"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-13884
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13884
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-13885
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13885
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7153
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7153
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7160
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7160
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7161
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7161
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-7165
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7165
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-4088
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4088
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-4089
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4089
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-4096
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4096

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201803-11

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 2018 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.

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

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