Multiple vulnerabilities in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit



Published: 2022-10-24 | Updated: 2022-12-06
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 6
CVE-ID CVE-2022-42799
CVE-2022-42823
CVE-2022-42824
CVE-2022-32922
CVE-2022-32923
CVE-2022-32888
CWE-ID CWE-451
CWE-843
CWE-200
CWE-119
CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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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 6 vulnerabilities.

1) Spoofing attack

EUVDB-ID: #VU68625

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42799

CWE-ID: CWE-451 - User Interface (UI) Misrepresentation of Critical Information (Clickjacking, spoofing)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website and spoof user interface.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1

WebKitGTK+: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU68626

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42823

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1

WebKitGTK+: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU68627

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42824

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to unspecified error in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1

WebKitGTK+: 2.30.0 - 2.38.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU68628

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32922

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDf files in WebKit PDF. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: All versions

WebKitGTK+: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213489

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU68810

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32923

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists in WebKit due to an error in the JIT implementation. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a malicious website and disclose internal states of the application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: 2.30.0 - 2.37.91

WPE WebKit: 2.30.0 - 2.37.91


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213490
http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU68680

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32888

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WPE WebKit: 2.30.0 - 2.37.91

WebKitGTK+: 2.30.0 - 2.37.91


CPE2.3 External links

http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2022-0010.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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