Fedora 37 : webkitgtk (2023-5210df1dd1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 171243

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Fedora 37 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-5210df1dd1 advisory.

- A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13, iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16, Safari 16.1. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-42826)

- The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.6.3, macOS Ventura 13.2, watchOS 9.3, macOS Big Sur 11.7.3, Safari 16.3, tvOS 16.3, iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3.
Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2023-23517, CVE-2023-23518)

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

Solution

Update the affected webkitgtk package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2023-5210df1dd1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 171243

File Name: fedora_2023-5210df1dd1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2023

Updated: 4/29/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-23518

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:37, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:webkitgtk

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/4/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/24/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-42826, CVE-2023-23517, CVE-2023-23518