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CVE-2023-38597

Published: 27 July 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5, Safari 16.6. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
webkit receives limited support. For details, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/FAQ#webkit
webkit in Ubuntu uses the JavaScriptCore (JSC) engine, not V8
mdeslaur
It is no longer possible to build new webkit2gtk versions on
focal and earlier. Marking as ignored.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
webkitgtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
xenial Needs triage

bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

mantic Does not exist

webkit2gtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Does not exist

xenial Ignored

bionic Ignored

focal Ignored

upstream
Released (2.40.5)
jammy
Released (2.40.5-0ubuntu0.22.04.1)
lunar
Released (2.40.5-0ubuntu0.23.04.1)
mantic
Released (2.40.5-1)
qtwebkit-source
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
xenial Needs triage

bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

mantic Does not exist

qtwebkit-opensource-src
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
xenial Needs triage

bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
wpewebkit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
xenial Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

lunar Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

mantic Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H