#VU67198 Out-of-bounds read in WebKitGTK+ and WPE WebKit

Published: 2022-09-12 | Updated: 2022-09-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU67198

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32912


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: WebKitGTK


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input 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 read and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Vulnerable software versions

WebKitGTK+: 2.36.0 - 2.36.7

WPE WebKit: 2.36.0 - 2.36.7

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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