ArchLinux: 202002-7: webkit2gtk: arbitrary code execution

    Date13 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package webkit2gtk before version 2.26.3-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202002-7
    =========================================
    
    Severity: Critical
    Date    : 2020-02-12
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-8835 CVE-2019-8844 CVE-2019-8846
    Package : webkit2gtk
    Type    : arbitrary code execution
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1098
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package webkit2gtk before version 2.26.3-1 is vulnerable to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 2.26.3-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "webkit2gtk>=2.26.3-1"
    
    The problems have been fixed upstream in version 2.26.3.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    - CVE-2019-8835 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    Multiple memory corruption issues have been found in WebKitGTK before
    2.26.3, where processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    - CVE-2019-8844 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    Multiple memory corruption issues have been found in WebKitGTK before
    2.26.3, where processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    - CVE-2019-8846 (arbitrary code execution)
    
    Multiple memory corruption issues have been found in WebKitGTK before
    2.26.3, where processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can execute code on the affected host via maliciously
    crafted web content.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0001.html
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0001.html#CVE-2019-8835
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0001.html#CVE-2019-8844
    https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2020-0001.html#CVE-2019-8846
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-8835
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-8844
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-8846
    
    
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