security update in Fedora 24 for webkitgtk4

Status: stable 3 years ago

This update addresses the following vulnerabilities:

Additional fixes:

  • Fix performance in accelerated compositing mode with the modesetting intel driver and DRI3 enabled.
  • Reduce the amount of file descriptors that the Web Process keeps open.
  • Fix Web Process deadlocks when loading HLS videos.
  • Make CSS and SVG animations run at 60fps.
  • Make meter elements accessible.
  • Improve accessibility name and description of elements to make it more compatible with W3C specs and fix several bugs in which the accessible name of objects was missing or broken.
  • Fix a crash when running windowed plugins under Wayland.
  • Fix a crash at process exit under Wayland.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

Translation updates:

  • German.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2016-4728dfe3ec

Comments 9

This update has been submitted for testing by tpopela.

This update has been pushed to testing.

works for me

karma: +1


karma: +1

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

works for me

karma: +1

This update has been pushed to stable.

Breaks WebKit.WebView.load_html() with a "base_uri" other than "null" for me =(

See: https://github.com/jangernert/FeedReader/issues/190

Turns out it were some fonts in the CSS (not written by me) that caused the issues. So not the fault of webkitgtk+. Big thx to KaL from #webkitgtk+

karma: +1

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