Advisory Published

DSA-5557: DSA-5557-1 webkit2gtk -- security update

First published: Fri Nov 17 2023(Updated: )

The following vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WebKitGTK web engine:

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is DSA-5557?

    DSA-5557 is a security update for the WebKitGTK web engine.

  • What software is affected by DSA-5557?

    The WebKit2GTK package on Debian systems is affected by DSA-5557.

  • What are the vulnerabilities addressed by DSA-5557?

    DSA-5557 addresses the following vulnerabilities in the WebKitGTK web engine: CVE-2023-41983 and CVE-2023-42852.

  • Where can I find more information about DSA-5557?

    You can find more information about DSA-5557 and the vulnerabilities it addresses on the Debian Security Tracker website: and

  • How do I install the security update for DSA-5557?

    To install the security update for DSA-5557, you can follow the instructions provided by Debian in the DSA-5557 advisory:


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