Debian DSA-5154-1 : webkit2gtk - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161747

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The remote Debian 10 / 11 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dsa-5154 advisory.

- A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in tvOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6, iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, macOS Monterey 12.4, Safari 15.5. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution. (CVE-2022-26700)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in tvOS 15.5, iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6, macOS Monterey 12.4, Safari 15.5. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-26709)

- A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in tvOS 15.5, iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6, macOS Monterey 12.4, Safari 15.5. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-26716, CVE-2022-26719)

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in tvOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6, iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, macOS Monterey 12.4, Safari 15.5, iTunes 12.12.4 for Windows.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-26717)

- In WebKitGTK through 2.36.0 (and WPE WebKit), there is a heap-based buffer overflow in WebCore::TextureMapperLayer::setContentsLayer in WebCore/platform/graphics/texmap/TextureMapperLayer.cpp.
(CVE-2022-30293)

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

Solution

Upgrade the webkit2gtk packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.36.3-1~deb11u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/webkit2gtk

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5154

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26700

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26709

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26716

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26717

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26719

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-30293

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-30294

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/webkit2gtk

https://packages.debian.org/source/bullseye/webkit2gtk

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161747

File Name: debian_DSA-5154.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2022

Updated: 10/26/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-30294

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-webkit2-4.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-javascriptcoregtk-4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37-gtk2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:webkit2gtk-driver, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-26700, CVE-2022-26709, CVE-2022-26716, CVE-2022-26717, CVE-2022-26719, CVE-2022-30293, CVE-2022-30294