Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#7373 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: Fernando de Oliveira Owned by: Fernando de Oliveira
Priority: high Milestone: 7.9
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:

Description (last modified by Fernando de Oliveira)

Security fixes, in this release

CVE-2015-7096, CVE-2015-7098

md5sum: bb3bd727960630bb4cbaddf8b1632d18

Left the Requirements session, below, for convenience.

[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.10.5 released!
Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at
Wed Jan 20 05:25:46 PST 2016


This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.10 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.10.5 release?

  - Disable DNS prefetch when a proxy is configured.
  - Reduce the maximum simultaneous network connections to match other
  - Make WebKitWebView always propagate motion-notify-event signal.
  - Add a way to force accelerating compositing mode at runtime using an
    environment variable.
  - Fix input elements and scrollbars rendering with GTK+ 3.19.
  - Fix rendering of lines when using solid colors.
  - Fix UI process crashes related to not having a main resource
    response when the load is committed for pages restored from the
    history cache.
  - Fix a WebProcess crash when loading large contents with custom URI
    schemes API.
  - Fix a crash in the UI process when the WebView is destroyed while
    the screensaver DBus proxy is being created.
  - Fix WebProcess crashes due to BadDrawable X errors in accelerated
    compositing mode.
  - Fix crashes on PPC64 due to mprotect() on address not aligned to the
    page size.
  - Fix std::bad_function_call exception raised in
  - Fix downloads of data URLs.
  - Fix runtime critical warnings when closing a page containing
    windowed plugins.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Translation updates: French, German, Italian, Turkish.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2015-7096, CVE-2015-7098.


gtk+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.36
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2


The WebKitGTK+ team,
January 20, 2016
Carlos Garcia Campos

Change History (4)

comment:1 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Description: modified (diff)

Fixed a typo in Description.

comment:2 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Priority: normalhigh

comment:3 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to Fernando de Oliveira
Status: newassigned

comment:4 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at r16827.

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