Bug 1944329 (CVE-2020-29623)

Summary: CVE-2020-29623 webkitgtk: User may be unable to fully delete browsing history
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: erack, gnome-sig, mcatanza, tpopela
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: webkitgtk 2.30.6 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A flaw was found in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit in versions prior to 2.30.6. A user may be unable to fully delete the browsing history under some circumstances. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.
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Last Closed: 2021-11-09 23:51:55 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1944330, 1946466    
Bug Blocks: 1944354    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-29 18:32:33 UTC
A flaw was found in WebKitGTK.

Impact: A user may be unable to fully delete browsing history.
Description: “Clear History and Website Data” did not clear the history in some circumstances. The issue was addressed with improved data deletion.


Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-29 18:33:11 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1944330]

Comment 2 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-04-06 08:15:33 UTC
External References:


Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 18:30:52 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2021:4381 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4381

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-11-09 23:51:53 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):