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

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

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 Software

Affected Software

'webkit2gtk' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)