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Bug 629204 - www-client/netsurf: depends on vulnerable slot 0.10 from media-libs/gstreamer
Summary: www-client/netsurf: depends on vulnerable slot 0.10 from media-libs/gstreamer
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Michael Weber (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Blocks: gst-0.10-removal
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Reported: 2017-08-28 16:20 UTC by Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED)
Modified: 2018-10-21 20:54 UTC (History)
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Description Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2017-08-28 16:20:06 UTC
netsurf contains dependencies on slot 0.10 from media-libs/gstreamer which is going to be removed from tree.

For more info refer to bug 550648

This bug should not be considered resolved until the previous revisions with dependencies are removed from the tree
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2018-02-13 14:04:08 UTC
I see 3.7 is still using gst-0.10, hence, we should probably consider disabling NETSURF_USE_VIDEO always
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-10-21 20:54:13 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit b5b300aad5b4c95789c941d23b528de6f7bb89e7
Author:     Virgil Dupras <>
AuthorDate: 2018-10-21 20:46:40 +0000
Commit:     Virgil Dupras <>
CommitDate: 2018-10-21 20:52:56 +0000

    www-client/netsurf: bump to 3.8
    I had to drop gstreamer because it depends on a vulnerable version.
    Signed-off-by: Virgil Dupras <>
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.51, Repoman-2.3.11

 www-client/netsurf/Manifest                        |   2 +
 www-client/netsurf/files/netsurf-3.8-CFLAGS.patch  |  79 ++++++++++
 .../netsurf/files/netsurf-3.8-pdf-writer.patch     |  86 +++++++++++
 www-client/netsurf/netsurf-3.8.ebuild              | 163 +++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 330 insertions(+)