[USN-4178-1] WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Nov 7 15:16:45 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4178-1
November 07, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK+.
- webkit2gtk: Web content engine library for GTK+
A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK+ Web and
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
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.
CVE-2019-8625, CVE-2019-8720, CVE-2019-8769, CVE-2019-8771
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