Bug 2167716 (CVE-2022-42826)

Summary: CVE-2022-42826 webkitgtk: use-after-free issue leading to arbitrary code execution
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: TEJ RATHI <trathi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: high    
Version: unspecifiedCC: mcatanza, tpopela
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: WebKitGTK 2.38.4 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A vulnerability was found in WebKitGTK. This issue exists due to a use-after-free error when processing maliciously crafted web content in WebKit. This may allow an attacker to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website, causing an application to halt, crash, or perform arbitrary code execution.
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Last Closed: 2023-05-16 22:52:29 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 2167719, 2167723, 2167747, 2167748, 2167749, 2167750, 2167751, 2167752, 2167753, 2167754, 2167755, 2189094, 2189095    
Bug Blocks: 2166921    

Description TEJ RATHI 2023-02-07 11:18:07 UTC
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.38.4.


Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2023-02-07 11:20:46 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2167723]

Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2167719]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2023-05-09 07:23:03 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 5 errata-xmlrpc 2023-05-16 08:18:24 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 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2023-05-16 22:52:27 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):