Bug 2140504 (CVE-2022-42824) - CVE-2022-42824 webkitgtk: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management
Summary: CVE-2022-42824 webkitgtk: A logic issue was addressed with improved state man...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-42824
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2140515 2140518 2140516 2140517 2142546
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 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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Description Sandipan Roy 2022-11-07 04:22:22 UTC
CVE-2022-42824
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]


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