QID 198357

Date Published: 2021-05-17

QID 198357: Ubuntu Security Notification for WebKitGTK vulnerabilities (USN-4939-1)

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.

  • CVSS V3 rated as Critical - 9.8 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as High - 7.5 severity.
  • Solution
    Refer to Ubuntu advisory: USN-4939-1 for affected packages and patching details, or update with your package manager.
    Vendor References

    CVEs related to QID 198357

    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    USN-4939-1 Ubuntu Linux URL Logo usn.ubuntu.com/4939-1