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[SECURITY] [DSA 5695-1] webkit2gtk security update

Posted on 22 May 2024
Debian Security Advisory

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5695-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Alberto Garcia
May 22, 2024 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : webkit2gtk
CVE ID : CVE-2024-27834

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


Manfred Paul discovered that an attacker with arbitrary read and
write capability may be able to bypass Pointer Authentication.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.44.2-1~deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.44.2-1~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your webkit2gtk packages.

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

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org