[SRU] Update epiphany-browser to 3.28.5 in Bionic

Bug #1815602 reported by Amr Ibrahim on 2019-02-12
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
epiphany-browser (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

That's a GNOME bugfix version, summary of the changes on

Test case:
- Run GNOME Web as usual and browse to different websites.
- Play videos on YouTube since this update fixes video playback on YouTube.

Regression potential:
Regression potential is low since this is a bug-fix release as part of GNOME micro-releases, which cherry-pick only fixes to the stable 3.28 branch.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: epiphany-browser 3.28.1-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-45.48-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-45-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Tue Feb 12 13:54:16 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-11-29 (74 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180725)
SourcePackage: epiphany-browser
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

CVE References

Amr Ibrahim (amribrahim1987) wrote :
information type: Public → Public Security
Changed in epiphany-browser (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Newer versions are in cosmic and disco

description: updated
Changed in epiphany-browser (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Fix Released

Hello Amr, or anyone else affected,

Accepted epiphany-browser into bionic-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/epiphany-browser/3.28.5-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from verification-needed-bionic to verification-done-bionic. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-bionic. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

Changed in epiphany-browser (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic
information type: Public Security → Public
Changed in epiphany-browser (Ubuntu Bionic):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: upgrade-software-version
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Using 3.28.5-0ubuntu1 it seems to work fine, browsing google, launchpad, clicking on url, using the history, opening the shell menu were done without issue, marking as verified

tags: added: verification-done verification-done-bionic
removed: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic

The verification of the Stable Release Update for epiphany-browser has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package epiphany-browser - 3.28.5-0ubuntu1

epiphany-browser (3.28.5-0ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * New bugfix version (lp: #1815602)
    - Fix CVE-2018-11396/CVE-2018-12016 (lp: #1773028)
  * debian/patches/disable-tests.patch: removed change in the new version

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 28 May 2019 20:10:09 +0200

Changed in epiphany-browser (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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