Twenty Year Anniversary

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3635-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3635-1
Posted May 2, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3635-1 - 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.

tags | advisory, remote, web, denial of service, arbitrary, javascript, code execution, xss
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-4101, CVE-2018-4113, CVE-2018-4114, CVE-2018-4117, CVE-2018-4118, CVE-2018-4119, CVE-2018-4120, CVE-2018-4122, CVE-2018-4125, CVE-2018-4127, CVE-2018-4128, CVE-2018-4129, CVE-2018-4133, CVE-2018-4146, CVE-2018-4161, CVE-2018-4162, CVE-2018-4163, CVE-2018-4165
MD5 | 85531931d71d0277a373662193a6ba19

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3635-1

Change Mirror Download
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3635-1
April 30, 2018

webkit2gtk vulnerabilities
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 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 17.10:
libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 2.20.1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 2.20.1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 2.20.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 2.20.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

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/usn/usn-3635-1
CVE-2018-4101, CVE-2018-4113, CVE-2018-4114, CVE-2018-4117,
CVE-2018-4118, CVE-2018-4119, CVE-2018-4120, CVE-2018-4122,
CVE-2018-4125, CVE-2018-4127, CVE-2018-4128, CVE-2018-4129,
CVE-2018-4133, CVE-2018-4146, CVE-2018-4161, CVE-2018-4162,
CVE-2018-4163, CVE-2018-4165

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.20.1-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.20.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

Want To Donate?


Bitcoin: 18PFeCVLwpmaBuQqd5xAYZ8bZdvbyEWMmU

File Archive:

May 2018

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    May 1st
    15 Files
  • 2
    May 2nd
    17 Files
  • 3
    May 3rd
    30 Files
  • 4
    May 4th
    29 Files
  • 5
    May 5th
    2 Files
  • 6
    May 6th
    3 Files
  • 7
    May 7th
    13 Files
  • 8
    May 8th
    27 Files
  • 9
    May 9th
    17 Files
  • 10
    May 10th
    15 Files
  • 11
    May 11th
    8 Files
  • 12
    May 12th
    2 Files
  • 13
    May 13th
    8 Files
  • 14
    May 14th
    7 Files
  • 15
    May 15th
    43 Files
  • 16
    May 16th
    19 Files
  • 17
    May 17th
    16 Files
  • 18
    May 18th
    15 Files
  • 19
    May 19th
    3 Files
  • 20
    May 20th
    7 Files
  • 21
    May 21st
    15 Files
  • 22
    May 22nd
    40 Files
  • 23
    May 23rd
    64 Files
  • 24
    May 24th
    55 Files
  • 25
    May 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    May 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    May 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    May 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    May 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    May 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    May 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2018 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close