Bug 1944862 (CVE-2021-1844) - CVE-2021-1844 webkitgtk: Memory corruption issue leading to arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2021-1844 webkitgtk: Memory corruption issue leading to arbitrary code ex...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2021-1844
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1944863 1946487 1946488
Blocks: 1944354
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-03-30 20:05 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-11-10 00:21 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: webkitgtk 2.32.0
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A memory corruption 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: 2021-11-10 00:21:04 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2021:4381 0 None None None 2021-11-09 18:31:21 UTC

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-30 20:05:16 UTC
A flaw was found in WebKitGTK.

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

Reference:
https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0003.html

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-03-30 20:05:41 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1944863]

Comment 2 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-04-06 08:45:24 UTC
External References:

https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0003.html

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 18:31:20 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 2021-11-10 00:21:01 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-2021-1844


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