Bug 2140505 (CVE-2022-42823) - CVE-2022-42823 webkitgtk: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling
Summary: CVE-2022-42823 webkitgtk: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved ...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-42823
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: 2140519 2140520 2140522 2140523 2142547
Blocks: 2140185
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-11-07 04:22 UTC by Sandipan Roy
Modified: 2022-11-14 13:48 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: WebKitGTK 2.38.2
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A vulnerability was found in webkitgtk, where a logic issue was addressed with improved state management. Processing maliciously crafted web content may disclose sensitive user information.
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Description Sandipan Roy 2022-11-07 04:22:25 UTC
CVE-2022-42823
Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.38.2.
Credit to Dohyun Lee (@l33d0hyun) of SSD Labs.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Description: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

Comment 2 Sandipan Roy 2022-11-07 04:48:01 UTC
Created webkit2gtk3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-35 [bug 2140522]
Affects: fedora-36 [bug 2140523]


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