[USN-5306-1] WebKitGTK vulnerabilities
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Mon Feb 28 14:11:59 UTC 2022
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5306-1
February 28, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 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 20.04 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-2022-22589, CVE-2022-22590, CVE-2022-22592
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