Bug 1944331 (CVE-2020-9947)

Summary: CVE-2020-9947 webkitgtk: use after free issue may lead to arbitrary code execution
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: erack, gnome-sig, mcatanza, tpopela
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OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: webkitgtk 2.30.0 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 2.30.0. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
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Bug Depends On: 1944332, 1946467    
Bug Blocks: 1944354    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-29 18:34:36 UTC
A flaw was found in WebKitGTK.

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.
Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

Reference:
https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0002.html

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-29 18:34:53 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1944332]

Comment 2 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-04-06 08:19:29 UTC
External References:

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0002.html