WebKitGTK+ Memory Corruption / Spoofing / Code Execution

WebKitGTK+ versions 2.18.x suffer from various memory corruption, user interface spoofing, and code execution vulnerabilities.


MD5 | 56c7ac8a62544bdad2da9c56c5aff379

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WebKitGTK+ Security Advisory WSA-2018-0002
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Date reported : January 24, 2018
Advisory ID : WSA-2018-0002
Advisory URL : https://webkitgtk.org/security/WSA-2018-0002.html
CVE identifiers : CVE-2018-4088, CVE-2018-4089, CVE-2018-4096,
CVE-2017-7153, CVE-2017-7160, CVE-2017-7161,
CVE-2017-7165, CVE-2017-13884, CVE-2017-13885.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in WebKitGTK+.

CVE-2018-4088
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to Jeonghoon Shin of Theori.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4089
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.4.
Credit to Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4096
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to OSS-Fuzz.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-7153
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to Jerry Decime.
Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to user interface
spoofing. Description: Redirect responses to 401 Unauthorized may
allow a malicious website to incorrectly display the lock icon on
mixed content. This issue was addressed through improved URL display
logic.

CVE-2017-7160
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to Richard Zhu (fluorescence) working with Trend Micro's Zero
Day Initiative.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-7161
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to Mitin Svyat.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: A command injection issue
existed in Web Inspector. This issue was addressed through improved
escaping of special characters.

CVE-2017-7165
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to 360 Security working with Trend Micro's Zero Day
Initiative.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13884
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to 360 Security working with Trend Micro's Zero Day
Initiative.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13885
Versions affected: WebKitGTK+ before 2.18.6.
Credit to 360 Security working with Trend Micro's Zero Day
Initiative.
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution. Description: Multiple memory corruption
issues were addressed with improved memory handling.


We recommend updating to the last stable version of WebKitGTK+. It is
the best way of ensuring that you are running a safe version of
WebKitGTK+. Please check our website for information about the last
stable releases.

Further information about WebKitGTK+ Security Advisories can be found
at: https://webkitgtk.org/security.html

The WebKitGTK+ team,
January 24, 2018


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