Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Affecting webkit2gtk package, versions alpine:3.10: <2.24.1-r0 || alpine:3.11: <2.24.1-r0 || alpine:3.9: <2.24.1-r0 || debian:10: <2.24.1-1 || debian:11: <2.24.1-1 || debian:8: * || debian:9: * || debian:unstable: <2.24.1-1 || ubuntu:16.04: * || ubuntu:18.04: <2.24.1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 || ubuntu:18.10: <2.24.1-0ubuntu0.18.10.2

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Overview

A type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, Safari 12.1, iTunes 12.9.4 for Windows, iCloud for Windows 7.11. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

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CVSS Score

8.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-8506
CWE
CWE-843
Snyk ID
SNYK-LINUX-WEBKIT2GTK-443156
Disclosed
18 Dec, 2019
Published
12 Apr, 2019