FS#64347 - [qt5-webengine] CVE-2019-13720

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Florian Bruhin (The-Compiler) - Friday, 01 November 2019, 16:43 GMT
Last edited by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Friday, 01 November 2019, 18:34 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2019/10/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_31.html mentions:

[$TBD][1019226] High CVE-2019-13720: Use-after-free in audio. [...]

Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2019-13720 exists in the wild.

The patch for 73-based (corresponding to Qt 5.13) is here:


There's also a second use-after-free in PDFium mentioned there, but AFAIK this isn't fixed in QtWebEngine yet (and less critical, as the PDF viewer can be turned off and it's not actively exploited already).
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Closed by  Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Friday, 01 November 2019, 18:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  qt5-webengine 5.13.2-2