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CVE-2023-41983

Published: 16 November 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.1, Safari 17.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. Processing web content may lead to a denial-of-service.

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

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
qtwebkit-opensource-src
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

qtwebkit-source
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

webkit2gtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored

focal Ignored

jammy
Released (2.42.2-0ubuntu0.22.04.1)
lunar
Released (2.42.2-0ubuntu0.23.04.1)
mantic
Released (2.42.2-0ubuntu0.23.10.1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.42.2)
xenial Ignored

webkitgtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

wpewebkit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H