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A webkit2gtk security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 11 to address an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

DSA 5351-1: webkit2gtk security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5351-1 Alberto Garcia
February 17, 2023
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Package : webkit2gtk
CVE ID : CVE-2023-23529

The following vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WebKitGTK
web engine:


An anonymous researcher discovered that processing maliciously
crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is
aware of a report that this issue may have been actively

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.38.5-1~deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your webkit2gtk packages.

For the detailed security status of webkit2gtk please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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