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Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 14:10:59 +0200
From: Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <>
Subject: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory WSA-2020-0004

WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory                 WSA-2020-0004

Date reported           : April 16, 2020
Advisory ID             : WSA-2020-0004
WebKitGTK Advisory URL  :
WPE WebKit Advisory URL :
CVE identifiers         : CVE-2020-11793.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit.

    Versions affected: WebKitGTK before 2.28.1 and WPE WebKit before
    Credit to Cim Stordal of Cognite.
    Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
    arbitrary code execution or application crash (denial of service).
    Description: A memory corruption issue (use-after-free) was
    addressed with improved memory handling.

We recommend updating to the latest stable versions of WebKitGTK and WPE
WebKit. It is the best way to ensure that you are running safe versions
of WebKit. Please check our websites for information about the latest
stable releases.

Further information about WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit security advisories
can be found at: or

The WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit team,
April 16, 2020

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