Package "webkit2gtk"

Name: webkit2gtk


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • JavaScript engine library from WebKitGTK+ - command-line interpreter
  • Transitional dummy package
  • WebKitGTK+ WebDriver support

Latest version: 2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: security
Repository: universe


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Other versions of "webkit2gtk" in Bionic

Repository Area Version
base main 2.20.1-1
base universe 2.20.1-1
security main 2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
updates universe 2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
updates main 2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

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Version: 2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3 2020-03-30 14:06:36 UTC

  webkit2gtk (2.28.0-0ubuntu0.18.04.3) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Updated to 2.28.0 to fix security issue.
    - debian/patches/*, debian/*.symbols: updated for 2.28.0.
    - CVE-2020-10018
  * debian/patches/upstream_archs_fix.patch:
    - workaround a regression on ppc64el, the fix is a temporary hackish
      solution until upstreams comes with a proper one.
  * debian/patches/work-around-gcc-7-ice.patch:
    - workaround FTBFS caused by ICE in gcc-7 update in bionic.
  * debian/rules:
    - disable debug packages on ppc64el to fix build issues.

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:46:35 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2020-10018 WebKitGTK through 2.26.4 and WPE WebKit through 2.26.4 (which are the versions right before 2.28.0) contains a memory corruption issue (use-after-fre

Version: 2.26.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 2020-02-18 14:07:44 UTC

  webkit2gtk (2.26.4-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Updated to 2.26.4 to fix security issues.
    - CVE-2020-3862, CVE-2020-3864, CVE-2020-3865, CVE-2020-3867,

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:25:54 -0500

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.26.3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 2020-01-29 21:07:23 UTC

  webkit2gtk (2.26.3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Updated to 2.26.3 to fix security issues.
    - CVE-2019-8835, CVE-2019-8844, CVE-2019-8846

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:57:43 -0500

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.26.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 2019-11-12 19:06:19 UTC

  webkit2gtk (2.26.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Updated to 2.26.2 to fix security issues.
    - CVE-2019-8812, CVE-2019-8814

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:16:03 -0500

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2019-8812 RESERVED
CVE-2019-8814 RESERVED

Version: 2.26.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 2019-11-07 15:06:58 UTC

  webkit2gtk (2.26.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * Updated to 2.26.1 to fix security issues.
    - CVE-2019-8625, CVE-2019-8720, CVE-2019-8769, CVE-2019-8771
  * debian/patches/*patch: Refreshed patches from 2.26.1-2.
  * debian/libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37.symbols: Updated for new version.
  * debian/patches/force-single-process.patch: add workaround for geary and
  * debian/rules: build with -DUSE_WPE_RENDERER=OFF and
    -DENABLE_BUBBLEWRAP_SANDBOX=OFF as required dependencies are not
  * Remove gtk2 support no longer available
    - debian/control: remove libgtk2.0-dev from Build-Depends, switch
      libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37-gtk2 to a transitional package.
    - debian/libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37-gtk2.NEWS: added information.
    - debian/libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37-gtk2.install: removed.

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:37:08 -0500

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