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A webkit2gtk security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 11 and 12 to address two security issues.



[SECURITY] [DSA 5557-1] webkit2gtk security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5557-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Alberto Garcia
November 17, 2023 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : webkit2gtk
CVE ID : CVE-2023-41983 CVE-2023-42852

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

CVE-2023-41983

Junsung Lee discovered that processing web content may lead to a
denial-of-service.

CVE-2023-42852

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

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/