Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5557-1 webkit2gtk -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Nov 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-41983, CVE-2023-42852.
- More information:
The following vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WebKitGTK web engine:
Junsung Lee discovered that processing web content may lead to a denial-of-service.
An anonymous researcher discovered that processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.
For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.42.2-1~deb11u1.
For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in version 2.42.2-1~deb12u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your webkit2gtk packages.
For the detailed security status of webkit2gtk please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/webkit2gtk