WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6 and 2.17.5 released
Posted on: 08/27/2017 06:40 AM

Both WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6 and 2.17.5 has been released. WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine. Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6
WebKitGTK+ 2.17.5

WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6
WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.16.6.tar.xz (14.0MB)
md5sum: 0e2d142a586e4ff79cf0324f4fdbf20c
sha1sum: f7fca3fbac3dc99e39f353a6df250635e684c922
sha256sum: fc23650df953123c59b9c0edf3855e7bd55bd107820997fc72375811e1ea4b21

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.16 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.16.6 release?

- Fix rendering of spin buttons with GTK+ >= 3.20 when the entry width is too short.
- Fix the build when Wayland target is enabled and X11 disabled.
- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
- Security fixes: CVE-2017-7039, CVE-2017-7018, CVE-2017-7030, CVE-2017-7037, CVE-2017-7034,
CVE-2017-7055, CVE-2017-7056, CVE-2017-7064, CVE-2017-7061, CVE-2017-7048, CVE-2017-7046.

WebKitGTK+ 2.17.5 released!
WebKitGTK+ 2.17.5 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.17.5.tar.xz (14.0MB)
md5sum: ad55d3b880184b966b53e99332ab3289
sha1sum: e579bc8af2fb7a51235ec6592b7f54372a9ba2d7
sha256sum: 6936feb44f3cd67ef2eaaafaceca49ed55655d44fcfc9d485b35c6cd562ddc69

This is a development release leading toward 2.18 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.17.5 release?

- Add initial implementation of WebDriver.
- Enable GStreamerGL by default when building with GStreamer >= 1.10.
- Fix position of context menu in Wayland.
- Properly close cookies database at network process exit.
- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
- Translation updates: Ukrainian.

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