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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202012-10

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202012-10
Posted Dec 24, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202012-10 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebKitGTK+, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 2.30.3 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-13543, CVE-2020-13584, CVE-2020-9948, CVE-2020-9951, CVE-2020-9952, CVE-2020-9983
MD5 | 662a964e36dab5dfd93cefbe897e3ef1

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202012-10

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Severity: Normal
Title: WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 23, 2020
Bugs: #755947
ID: 202012-10

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebKitGTK+, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

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 < 2.30.3 >= 2.30.3

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

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

Impact
======

An attacker, by enticing a user to visit maliciously crafted web
content, may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause memory
corruption.

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-2.30.3"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-13543
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-13543
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-13584
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-13584
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-9948
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9948
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-9951
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9951
[ 5 ] CVE-2020-9952
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9952
[ 6 ] CVE-2020-9983
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9983
[ 7 ] WSA-2020-0008
https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0008.html
[ 8 ] WSA-2020-0009
https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0009.html

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-10

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 2020 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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