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CVE-2008-2317 Detail

Current Description

WebCore in Apple Safari does not properly perform garbage collection of JavaScript document elements, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) via a reference to the ownerNode property of a copied CSSStyleSheet object of a STYLE element, as originally demonstrated on Apple iPhone before 2.0 and iPod touch before 2.0, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1590.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Nov/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494777/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30186
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-045/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43737

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.4
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2317
NVD Published Date:
07/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018