WebkitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

2019-09-06T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201909-05
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2019-09-06T00:00:00

Description

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.

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-2.24.4"