Bug 1944859 (CVE-2021-1788)

Summary: CVE-2021-1788 webkitgtk: Use-after-free leading to arbitrary code execution
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: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: erack, gnome-sig, mcatanza, tpopela
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: webkitgtk 2.32.0 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A use-after-free issue was found in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit in versions prior to 2.32.0. 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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Last Closed: 2021-11-09 23:54:35 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1944860, 1946485, 1946486    
Bug Blocks: 1944354    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-30 20:02:16 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.


Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-30 20:03:11 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1944860]

Comment 2 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-04-06 08:42:01 UTC
External References:


Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 18:31:15 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 23:54:33 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):