[qutebrowser] Chromium Zero-days (CVE-2019-13720 and -13721)

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Fri Nov 1 20:36:50 CET 2019


There's currently news going around of two Chromium Zero-Days, one of them
being actively exploited in the wild:


qutebrowser likely is unaffected by the PDFium one (as it disables the PDF
viewer, even with Qt 5.13). It's likely affected by the WebAudio one though,
and I don't see a way to turn WebAudio off (other than disabling JS).

Fixes for both will land in Qt 5.12.6 and 5.14.0 (there likely isn't going to
be a 5.13.3). I've also reported this to Arch and a fix landed in qt5-webengine
5.13.1-3 (and 5.13.2-2 in [testing]).


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