security update in Fedora 22 for webkitgtk4

Status: stable 3 years ago

This update together with the previous release brings the following fixes

  • Security fixes: CVE-2016-1726
  • Limit the number of tiles according to the visible area. This was causing a huge memory consumption with some websites.
  • Fix rendering of form controls and scrollbars with GTK+ >= 3.19.
  • Fix HTTP authentication dialog rendering when accelerated compositing mode is enabled.
  • Fix rendering artifacts when using a web view background color.
  • Fix a crash when creating a WebKitWebView without providing a WebKitWebContext.
  • Fix the build with musl libc library.
  • Fix the build with clang-3.8.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2016-68b43a4e0d

Comments 6

This update has been submitted for testing by tpopela.

This update has been pushed to testing.

No regressions detected

karma: +1

This update has reached 7 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

This update has been submitted for stable by catanzaro.

This update has been pushed to stable.

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