ArchLinux: 201902-17: webkit2gtk: arbitrary code execution

    Date18 Feb 2019
    CategoryArchLinux
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package webkit2gtk before version 2.22.6-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201902-17
    ==========================================
    
    Severity: Critical
    Date    : 2019-02-15
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-6212 CVE-2019-6215
    Package : webkit2gtk
    Type    : arbitrary code execution
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-899
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package webkit2gtk before version 2.22.6-1 is vulnerable to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 2.22.6-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "webkit2gtk>=2.22.6-1"
    
    The problems have been fixed upstream in version 2.22.6.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    - CVE-2019-6212 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    Multiple memory corruption issues have been found in WebKitGTK+ before
    2.22.6, where processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    - CVE-2019-6215 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    A type confusion issue has been found in WebKitGTK+ before 2.22.6,
    where processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary
    code execution.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code via maliciously crafted
    web content.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2019-0001.html
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2019-0001.html#CVE-2019-6212
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2019-0001.html#CVE-2019-6215
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-6212
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-6215
    
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