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Ubuntu: USN-4178-1 (CVE-2019-8720): WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4178-1 (CVE-2019-8720): WebKitGTK+ vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/29/2019
Created
11/12/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
08/05/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4178-1:

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.

Solution(s)

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

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