This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
gio/gsocketclient.c in GNOME GLib 2.59.2 does not ensure that a parent GTask remains alive during the execution of a connection-attempting enumeration, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (g_socket_client_connected_callback mishandling and application crash) via a crafted web site, as demonstrated by GNOME Web (aka Epiphany).Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Gnome GLib: 2.59.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?