Wed Feb 09 2022

WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory WSA-2022-0002

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit.

  • CVE-2022-22589

    • Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.34.5.
    • Credit to Heige of KnownSec 404 Team (knownsec.com) and Bo Qu of Palo Alto Networks (paloaltonetworks.com).
    • Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted mail message may lead to running arbitrary javascript. Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input sanitization.
  • CVE-2022-22590

    • Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.34.5.
    • Credit to Toan Pham from Team Orca of Sea Security (security.sea.com).
    • Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.
  • CVE-2022-22592

    • Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.34.5.
    • Credit to Prakash (@1lastBr3ath).
    • Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may prevent Content Security Policy from being enforced. Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state 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/.

Home