#VU32965 Command Injection


Published: 2020-08-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU32965

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9862

CWE-ID: CWE-77

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 commands on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in Web Inspector when copying a URL. A remote attacker can trick the victim into copying a specially crafted URL and execute arbitrary commands on the system with privileges of the current user.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: 2.20.0 - 2.28.3

WPE WebKit: 2.20.0 - 2.28.3


CPE

External links
http://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0007.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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