[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.14.6 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu Apr 6 08:09:49 PDT 2017

WebKitGTK+ 2.14.6 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.14.6.tar.xz (13.3MB)
   md5sum: 58c080fe9b2980b864728904fb56949b
   sha1sum: f8d04788cbefcaa6ca0403bb16fd285b8e3c17ee
   sha256sum: a54c91e34fe1ade4d77524a1148fcb3d22b129a0b0e3f5ddc72dc46390241b31

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.14 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.14.6 release?

  - Fix rendering issues in long documents with transparent background.
  - Fix no-third-party cookies policy in case of redirections.
  - Honor GTK+ font settings.
  - Fix rendering artifacts when resizing the window in accelerated compositing mode.
  - Remove flickering when leaving accelerated compositing mode.
  - Fix web process deadlocks when destroying the media player.
  - Properly handle copy drag and drop operations.
  - Ensure we never try to load GTK2 plugins in Wayland.
  - Fix a hang when sending an IPC messages fails because socket read buffers are full.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Security fixes: CVE-2017-2369, CVE-2017-2460, CVE-2017-2470, CVE-2017-2475, CVE-2017-2481, CVE-2017-2476,
    CVE-2017-2471, CVE-2017-2466, CVE-2017-2459, CVE-2017-2454, CVE-2017-2446, CVE-2017-2468, CVE-2017-2465,
    CVE-2016-9643, CVE-2017-2377, CVE-2017-2364, CVE-2017-2367, CVE-2017-2442, CVE-2017-2419, CVE-2017-2392,
    CVE-2017-2405, CVE-2017-2394.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine.
Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based
APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web
integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web


gtk+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.36
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

- Visit our website at https://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
  site at https://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read: https://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

- Browse the bug list at https://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
April 06, 2017
Carlos Garcia Campos
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 224 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-gtk/attachments/20170406/3192a62f/attachment.sig>

More information about the webkit-gtk mailing list