WebKitGTK+ 2.12.4 released!

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.12 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.12.4 release?

  • Fix performance in accelerated compositing mode with the modesetting intel driver and DRI3 enabled.
  • Reduce the amount of file descriptors that the Web Process keeps open.
  • Fix Web Process deadlocks when loading HLS videos.
  • Make CSS and SVG animations run at 60fps.
  • Make meter elements accessible.
  • Improve accessibility name and description of elements to make it more compatible with W3C specs and fix several bugs in which the accessible name of objects was missing or broken.
  • Fix a crash when running windowed plugins under Wayland.
  • Fix a crash at process exit under Wayland.
  • Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  • Translation updates: German.
  • Security fixes: CVE-2016-4622, CVE-2016-4624, CVE-2016-4591, CVE-2016-4590.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.