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CVE-2008-3950 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the _web_drawInRect:withFont:ellipsis:alignment:measureOnly function in WebKit in Safari in Apple iPhone 1.1.4 and 2.0 and iPod touch 1.1.4 and 2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) via a JavaScript alert call with an argument that lacks breakable characters and has a length that is a multiple of the memory page size, leading to an out-of-bounds read.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4264
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/iphone-safari-javascript-alert-denial-of-service Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496321/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31061 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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OR
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3950
NVD Published Date:
09/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018