Multiple vulnerabilities in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit



Published: 2021-12-20
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-30887
CVE-2021-30890
CWE-ID CWE-264
CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
WPE WebKit
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

WebKitGTK+
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor WPE WebKit
WebKitGTK

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU57740

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30887

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due an error within the WebKit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted website and bypass Content Security Policy restrictions.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.34.0 - 2.34.2

WebKitGTK+: 2.34.0 - 2.34.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0007.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Universal Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU57744

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30890

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in WebKLit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.34.0 - 2.34.2

WebKitGTK+: 2.34.0 - 2.34.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2021-0007.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



###SIDEBAR###