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[USN-3200-1] WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers-3
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3200-1
February 16, 2017

webkit2gtk vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.10
- 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 16.10:
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
  libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18     2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
  libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37            2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

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:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3200-1
  CVE-2017-2350, CVE-2017-2354, CVE-2017-2355, CVE-2017-2356,
  CVE-2017-2362, CVE-2017-2363, CVE-2017-2364, CVE-2017-2365,
  CVE-2017-2366, CVE-2017-2369, CVE-2017-2371, CVE-2017-2373

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/webkit2gtk/2.14.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1



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