CentOS 8 : webkit2gtk3 (CESA-2022:7704)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167122


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:7704 advisory.

- webkitgtk: Use-after-free leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-22624, CVE-2022-22628, CVE-2022-26709, CVE-2022-26710, CVE-2022-26717)

- webkitgtk: Buffer overflow leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-22629)

- webkitgtk: Cookie management issue leading to sensitive user information disclosure (CVE-2022-22662)

- webkitgtk: Memory corruption issue leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2022-26700, CVE-2022-26716, CVE-2022-26719)

- webkitgtk: Heap buffer overflow in WebCore::TextureMapperLayer::setContentsLayer leading to arbitrary code execution (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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167122

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7704.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-30293


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26719

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:webkit2gtk3, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:webkit2gtk3-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:webkit2gtk3-jsc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:webkit2gtk3-jsc-devel

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22624, CVE-2022-22628, CVE-2022-22629, CVE-2022-22662, CVE-2022-26700, CVE-2022-26709, CVE-2022-26710, CVE-2022-26716, CVE-2022-26717, CVE-2022-26719, CVE-2022-30293

RHSA: 2022:7704