Bug 2254327 (CVE-2023-42890) - CVE-2023-42890 webkitgtk: processing malicious web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2023-42890 webkitgtk: processing malicious web content may lead to arbitr...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-42890
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2254470
Blocks: 2254329
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2023-12-13 10:18 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2024-05-22 09:25 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in WebKitGTK. This issue exists due to a boundary error when processing malicious HTML content in WebKit, which could result in memory corruption and arbitrary code execution on the target system.
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2024:2126 0 None None None 2024-04-30 09:34:49 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2024:2982 0 None None None 2024-05-22 09:25:27 UTC

Description TEJ RATHI 2023-12-13 10:18:23 UTC
Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
WebKit Bugzilla: 259830

Reference:
https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/6
https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/7

Comment 2 Sandipan Roy 2023-12-14 05:34:02 UTC
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2254470]

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2024-04-30 09:34:48 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2024:2126 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2126

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2024-05-22 09:25:26 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2024:2982 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2982


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