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Bug 905349 (CVE-2023-23529, WSA-2023-0002) - <net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.38.5: arbitrary code execution
Summary: <net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.38.5: arbitrary code execution
Alias: CVE-2023-23529, WSA-2023-0002
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [glsa+]
Depends on:
Reported: 2023-04-29 23:15 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2023-05-30 03:08 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-04-29 23:15:55 UTC
CVE-2023-23529 (

A type confusion issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.2.1, iOS 16.3.1 and iPadOS 16.3.1, Safari 16.3. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited..
Comment 1 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2023-05-18 14:43:48 UTC
No versions older than 2.40.1 are left in the tree.
Comment 2 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-05-29 04:35:54 UTC
GLSA request filed.
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-05-30 03:05:45 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit a8dea8203b3b4b4cca0bdebe02a9a8ea505ae935
Author:     GLSAMaker <>
AuthorDate: 2023-05-30 03:01:57 +0000
Commit:     John Helmert III <>
CommitDate: 2023-05-30 03:05:03 +0000

    [ GLSA 202305-32 ] WebKitGTK+: Multiple Vulnerabilities
    Signed-off-by: GLSAMaker <>
    Signed-off-by: John Helmert III <>

 glsa-202305-32.xml | 80 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 80 insertions(+)
Comment 4 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-05-30 03:08:24 UTC
GLSA released, all done!