GLSA 201612-41: WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities

Title:WebKitGTK+: Multiple vulnerabilities
Bugs: #570034


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in WebKitGTK+, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.


WebKitGTK+ is a full-featured port of the WebKit rendering engine, suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers. It offers WebKit’s full functionality and is useful in a wide range of systems from desktop computers to embedded systems like phones, tablets, and televisions. WebKitGTK+ is made by a lively community of developers and designers, who hope to bring the web platform to everyone. It’s the official web engine of the GNOME platform and is used in browsers such as Epiphany and Midori.

Affected packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected Architecture(s)
net-libs/webkit-gtk < 2.4.10-r200 >= 2.4.10-r200 All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebKitGTK+. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker can use multiple vectors to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All WebKitGTK+ users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.4.10-r200"



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