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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
Description Last Modified:  07/09/2009

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

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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jul/msg00000.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3666 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3860
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002162
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002163
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002164
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1950
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:330
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35607 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022526
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-836-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-857-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1827
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513813
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5777
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00931.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00933.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01177.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01196.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01199.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01200.html

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1725
NVD Published Date:
07/09/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017