Bug 1879538 (CVE-2020-9895) - CVE-2020-9895 webkitgtk: Use-after-free may lead to application termination or arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2020-9895 webkitgtk: Use-after-free may lead to application termination o...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2020-9895
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1881725 1881726 1881727
Blocks: 1879543
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-09-16 13:45 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-02-16 19:15 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: webkitgtk 2.28.4
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A flaw was found in webkitgtk in versions prior to 2.28.4 and in WPE WebKit in versions prior to 2.28.4. A use-after-free issue was found allowing a remote attacker to cause unexpected application termination or 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: 2020-11-04 02:26:50 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:4451 0 None None None 2020-11-04 01:05:30 UTC

Description Pedro Sampaio 2020-09-16 13:45:50 UTC
An use-after-free issue was found in webkitgtk. A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
Versions affected: WebKitGTK before 2.28.4 and WPE WebKit before 2.28.4.

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2020-09-16 13:45:54 UTC
External References:

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0007.html

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2020-11-04 01:05:27 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2020:4451 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4451

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-04 02:26:50 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2020-9895


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