Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5351-1 webkit2gtk -- security update

Date Reported:
17 Feb 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-23529.
More information:

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

  • CVE-2023-23529

    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 exploited.

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: