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CVE-2008-4231 Detail

Current Description

Safari in Apple iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.1 and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.1 does not properly handle HTML TABLE elements, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted HTML document.

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
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
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/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3318 Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-23.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504211/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32394
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021272
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3232
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522

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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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4231
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018