[arch-security] [ASA-201505-19] webkitgtk2: man-in-the-middle
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue May 26 01:45:20 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201505-19
Date : 2015-05-26
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-2330
Package : webkitgtk2
Type : man-in-the-middle
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package webkitgtk2 before version 2.4.9-1 is vulnerable to
Upgrade to 2.4.9-1.
# pacman -Syu "webkitgtk2>=2.4.9-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.4.9.
It was found that WebKitGTK+ version performed TLS certificate
verification too late, after sending an HTTP request rather than before.
This issue allows a man-in-the-middle attack to possibly gain sensitive
A remote attacker is able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack via a
crafted TLS certificate to obtain sensitive information.
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