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CVE-2010-0050 Detail

Current Description

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 an HTML document with improperly nested tags.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html 'WebKit CVE-ID: CVE-2010-0050 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 WebKit's handling of incorrectly nested HTML tags. 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&Z of team509 working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative 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://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56836
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7587

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: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

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0050
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017