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CVE-2010-0047 Detail


Use-after-free vulnerability in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors related to "HTML object element fallback content."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/15/2010

Evaluator Description

Per: 'WebKit CVE-ID: CVE-2010-0047 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 use-after-free issue exists in the handling of HTML object element fallback content. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory reference tracking. Credit to wushi of team509, working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.'

Quick Info

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

Evaluator Solution

Per: 'Safari 4.0.5 is available via the Apple Software Update application, or Apple's Safari download site at:'

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-06-21-1 Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-11-1 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-8360 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-8379 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-8423 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:002 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:039 Patch External Source BID 38671 External Source SECTRACK 1023708 External Source UBUNTU USN-1006-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-2722 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0212 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0552 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6882

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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