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Ubuntu: USN-3257-1 (CVE-2016-9643): WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3257-1 (CVE-2016-9643): WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The regex code in Webkit 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) as demonstrated in a large number of ($ (open parenthesis and dollar) followed by {-2,16} and a large number of +) (plus close parenthesis).

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libjavascriptcoregtk-4-0-18
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libwebkit2gtk-4-0-37

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