Debian Security Advisory DSA 4558-1 (webkit2gtk - security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'webkit2gtk' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4558-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the webkit2gtk web engine: CVE-2019-8625 Sergei Glazunov discovered that maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting. CVE-2019-8720 Wen Xu discovered that maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. CVE-2019-8769 Pierre Reimertz discovered that visiting a maliciously crafted website may reveal browsing history. CVE-2019-8771 Eliya Stein discovered that maliciously crafted web content may violate iframe sandboxing policy.

Affected Versions:
'webkit2gtk' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2.26.1-3~deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your webkit2gtk Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:08

Modification Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:08

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