WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory WSA-2024-0003

  • Date Reported: May 21, 2024

  • Advisory ID: WSA-2024-0003

  • CVE identifiers: CVE-2024-27834

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit.

  • CVE-2024-27834
    • Versions affected: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit before 2.44.2.
    • Credit to Manfred Paul working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative.
    • Impact: An attacker with arbitrary read and write capability may be able to bypass Pointer Authentication. Description: The issue was addressed with improved checks.
    • WebKit Bugzilla: 272750

We recommend updating to the latest stable versions of WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit. It is the best way to ensure that you are running safe versions of WebKit. Please check our websites for information about the latest stable releases.

Further information about WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit security advisories can be found at: webkitgtk.org/security.html or wpewebkit.org/security.