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CVE-2010-0050 Detail

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.


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.'

Severity



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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/'

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Jun/msg00003.html Mailing List 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041383.html Mailing List 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041432.html Mailing List 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041436.html Mailing List 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html Mailing List 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070 Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4225 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:039 Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38671 Broken Link  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023708 Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1006-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2722 Broken Link 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212 Broken Link 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0552 Broken Link 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56836 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7587 Broken Link 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0050
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/02/2024
Source:
Apple Inc.