#VU32969 Security restrictions bypass


Published: 2020-08-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU32969

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9915

CWE-ID: CWE-264

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 bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose Content Security Policy. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and bypass implemented security restrictions. The vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks or gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: 2.28.0 - 2.28.3

WPE WebKit: 2.28.0 - 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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