#VU61337 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2022-09-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61337

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22629

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

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

Vendor: WebKitGTK

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 HTML content within the WebGLMultiDraw component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: All versions


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213183
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-517/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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