Mon Feb 15 2021

WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory WSA-2021-0001

  • Date Reported: February 15, 2021

  • Advisory ID: WSA-2021-0001

  • CVE identifiers: CVE-2020-13558.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit.

  • CVE-2020-13558
    • Versions affected: WebKitGTK before 2.30.5 and WPE WebKit before 2.30.5.
    • Credit to Marcin ‘Icewall’ Noga of Cisco Talos.
    • Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Description: A use after free issue in the AudioSourceProviderGStreamer class was addressed with improved memory management.

We recommend updating to the latest stable versions of WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit. It is the best way to ensure that you are running safe versions of WebKit. Please check our websites for information about the latest stable releases.

Further information about WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit security advisories can be found at: https://webkitgtk.org/security.html or https://wpewebkit.org/security/.

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