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CVE-2009-1725 Detail

Description

WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0.2, as used on iPhone OS before 3.1, iPhone OS before 3.1.1 for iPod touch, and other platforms; KHTML in kdelibs in KDE; QtWebKit (aka Qt toolkit); and possibly other products do not properly handle numeric character references, 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      Last Modified:  07/09/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1725
Original release date:
07/09/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/07/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the kdelibs packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jul/msg00000.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-07-08-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-09-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:002
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3666 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3666
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3860 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3860
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002162 External Source CONFIRM http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002162
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002163 External Source CONFIRM http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002163
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002164 External Source CONFIRM http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002164
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1950 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1950
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:330 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:330
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35607 Patch External Source BID 35607
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022526 External Source SECTRACK 1022526
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-836-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-836-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-857-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-857-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1827 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1827
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0212
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513813 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513813
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5777 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5777
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00931.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8800
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00933.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8802
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01177.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8039
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01196.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8049
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01199.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8046
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01200.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8020

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5777
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5777

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.3:417.8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.3:417.9:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.3:417.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.3:417.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.1:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.1b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.0.1
Configuration 2
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.0.1
OR
cpe:2.3:h:apple:iphone:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.1
OR
cpe:2.3:h:apple:ipod_touch:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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