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CVE-2010-0046 Detail

Current Description

The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) implementation in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via crafted format arguments.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html 'WebKit CVE-ID: CVE-2010-0046 Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.1 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.1 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit's handling of CSS format() arguments. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of CSS format() arguments. Credit to Robert Swiecki of Google Inc. for reporting this issue.'

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

Evaluator Solution

Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html 'Safari 4.0.5 is available via the Apple Software Update application, or Apple's Safari download site at: http://www.apple.com/safari/download/'

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Jun/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041383.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041432.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041436.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070 Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4225
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:039
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38671 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023708
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1006-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2722
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0552
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7053

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0.0b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.0.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0046
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017