#VU32962 Memory corruption


Published: 2020-08-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU32962

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9807

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
WebKitGTK+
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications
WPE WebKit
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor: WebKitGTK
WPE WebKit

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing web content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: 2.0.0 - 2.29.2

WPE WebKit: 2.19.93 - 2.28.2


CPE

External links
http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0006.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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