QID 750655

Date Published: 2021-06-24

QID 750655: SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for webkit2gtk3 (SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1)

This update for webkit2gtk3 fixes the following issues: - update to version 2.32.1: + improve handling of media capture devices.
+ improve webaudio playback.
+ improve video orientation handling.
+ improve seeking support for mse playback.
+ improve flush support in eme decryptors.
+ fix http status codes for requests done through a custom uri handler.
+ fix the bubblewrap sandbox in certain 32-bit systems.
+ fix inconsistencies between the webkitwebview.is-muted property state and values returned by webkit_web_view_is_playing_audio().
+ fix the build with enable_video=off.
+ fix wrong timestamps for long-lived cookies.
+ fix ui process crash when failing to load favicons.
+ fix several crashes and rendering issues.
- including security fixes for: cve-2021-1788, cve-2021-1844, cve-2021-1871, cve-2020-27918, cve-2020-29623, cve-2021-1765, cve-2021-1789, cve-2021-1799, cve-2021-1801, cve-2021-1870, cve-2020-13558, cve-2020-13584, cve-2020-9983, cve-2020-13543, cve-2020-9947, cve-2020-9948, cve-2020-9951.

Note: The preceding description block is extracted directly from the security advisory. Using automation, we have attempted to clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Successful exploitation allows attacker to compromise the system.

  • CVSS V3 rated as Critical - 9.8 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as High - 7.5 severity.
  • Solution
    Upgrade to the latest package which contains the patch. To install this SUSE Security, Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product. To install packages using the command line interface, use command "yum update". Refer to Suse security advisory: SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1 to address this issue and obtain further details.
    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1 SUSE Enterprise Linux URL Logo lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-security-updates/2021-June/009023.html