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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
17 February 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2017-2373 CVE-2017-2371 CVE-2017-2369
CVE-2017-2366 CVE-2017-2365 CVE-2017-2364
CVE-2017-2363 CVE-2017-2362 CVE-2017-2356
CVE-2017-2355 CVE-2017-2354 CVE-2017-2350
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3200-1
February 16, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 16.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK+.
- - webkit2gtk: Web content engine library for GTK+
A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKitGTK+ Web and
website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web
browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service
attacks, and arbitrary code execution.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart any applications
that use WebKitGTK+, such as Epiphany, to make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-2350, CVE-2017-2354, CVE-2017-2355, CVE-2017-2356,
CVE-2017-2362, CVE-2017-2363, CVE-2017-2364, CVE-2017-2365,
CVE-2017-2366, CVE-2017-2369, CVE-2017-2371, CVE-2017-2373
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