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Ubuntu alert USN-1524-1 (webkit)

From:  Micah Gersten <>
Subject:  [USN-1524-1] WebKit vulnerabilities
Date:  Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:47:42 -0500
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========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1524-1 August 08, 2012 webkit vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary: Multiple security vulnerabilities were fixed in WebKit. Software Description: - webkit: Web content engine library for GTK+ Details: A large number of security issues were discovered in the WebKit browser and JavaScript engines. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious 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. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0-0 1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 1.8.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3050, CVE-2011-3067, CVE-2011-3068, CVE-2011-3069, CVE-2011-3071, CVE-2011-3073, CVE-2011-3074, CVE-2011-3075, CVE-2011-3078, CVE-2012-0672, CVE-2012-3615, CVE-2012-3655, CVE-2012-3656, CVE-2012-3680, Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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