Bug 2140504 (CVE-2022-42824)

Summary: CVE-2022-42824 webkitgtk: sensitive information disclosure issue
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Sandipan Roy <saroy>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: mcatanza, tpopela
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: WebKitGTK 2.38.2 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A vulnerability was found in webkitgtk, where a type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling. By this security flaw processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.
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Last Closed: 2023-05-16 20:52:34 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 2140515, 2140516, 2140517, 2140518, 2142546    
Bug Blocks: 2140185    

Description Sandipan Roy 2022-11-07 04:22:22 UTC
Versions affected: WebKitGTK before 2.38.2.
Credit to Abdulrahman Alqabandi of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research, Ryan Shin of IAAI SecLab at Korea University, Dohyun Lee (@l33d0hyun) of DNSLab at Korea University.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may disclose sensitive user information. Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

Comment 1 Sandipan Roy 2022-11-07 04:39:23 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-35 [bug 2140516]
Affects: fedora-36 [bug 2140517]

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2023-05-09 07:22:48 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2023:2256 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:2256

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2023-05-16 08:18:03 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2023:2834 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:2834

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-05-16 20:52:32 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):