SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : webkit2gtk3 (SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 150913

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED12 / SLES12 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1 advisory.

- A code execution vulnerability exists in the WebSocket functionality of Webkit WebKitGTK 2.30.0. A specially crafted web page can trigger a use-after-free vulnerability which can lead to remote code execution. An attacker can get a user to visit a webpage to trigger this vulnerability. (CVE-2020-13543)

- A code execution vulnerability exists in the AudioSourceProviderGStreamer functionality of Webkit WebKitGTK 2.30.1. A specially crafted web page can lead to a use after free. (CVE-2020-13558)

- An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in WebKitGTK browser version 2.30.1 x64. A specially crafted HTML web page can cause a use-after-free condition, resulting in a remote code execution. The victim needs to visit a malicious web site to trigger this vulnerability. (CVE-2020-13584)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, watchOS 7.1, iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, iCloud for Windows 11.5, Safari 14.0.1, tvOS 14.2, iTunes 12.11 for Windows. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2020-27918)

- Clear History and Website Data did not clear the history. The issue was addressed with improved data deletion. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.1, Security Update 2020-001 Catalina, Security Update 2020-007 Mojave, iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3, tvOS 14.3. A user may be unable to fully delete browsing history. (CVE-2020-29623)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in watchOS 7.0, iOS 14.0 and iPadOS 14.0, iTunes for Windows 12.10.9, iCloud for Windows 11.5, tvOS 14.0, Safari 14.0.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2020-9947)

- A type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in Safari 14.0.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2020-9948)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in Safari 14.0.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2020-9951)

- An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking. This issue is fixed in Safari 14.0. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution. (CVE-2020-9983)

- This issue was addressed with improved iframe sandbox enforcement. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave. Maliciously crafted web content may violate iframe sandboxing policy. (CVE-2021-1765)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, tvOS 14.4, watchOS 7.3, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, Safari 14.0.3. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2021-1788)

- A type confusion issue was addressed with improved state handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, tvOS 14.4, watchOS 7.3, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, Safari 14.0.3. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2021-1789)

- A port redirection issue was addressed with additional port validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, tvOS 14.4, watchOS 7.3, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, Safari 14.0.3. A malicious website may be able to access restricted ports on arbitrary servers. (CVE-2021-1799)

- This issue was addressed with improved iframe sandbox enforcement. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, watchOS 7.3, tvOS 14.4, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4. Maliciously crafted web content may violate iframe sandboxing policy. (CVE-2021-1801)

- A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 14.4.1 and iPadOS 14.4.1, Safari 14.0.3 (v. 14610.4.3.1.7 and 15610.4.3.1.7), watchOS 7.3.2, macOS Big Sur 11.2.3.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2021-1844)

- A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4. A remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.. (CVE-2021-1870, CVE-2021-1871)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1177087

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1179122

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1179451

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1182286

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184155

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1184262

http://www.nessus.org/u?01d3fe47

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-13543

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-13558

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-13584

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-27918

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-29623

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-9947

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-9948

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-9951

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-9983

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1765

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1788

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1789

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1799

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1801

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1844

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1870

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-1871

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 150913

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1990-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/21/2021

Updated: 5/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1871

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4_0-18, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4_0-37, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwebkit2gtk3-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-JavaScriptCore-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-WebKit2-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-WebKit2WebExtension-4_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk-4_0-injected-bundles, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:webkit2gtk3-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021, 5/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-9947, CVE-2020-9948, CVE-2020-9951, CVE-2020-9983, CVE-2020-13543, CVE-2020-13558, CVE-2020-13584, CVE-2020-27918, CVE-2020-29623, CVE-2021-1765, CVE-2021-1788, CVE-2021-1789, CVE-2021-1799, CVE-2021-1801, CVE-2021-1844, CVE-2021-1870, CVE-2021-1871

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2021:1990-1

IAVA: 2021-A-0126-S