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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1687

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 02/17/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The JavaScript garbage collector in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1 does not properly handle allocation failures, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted HTML document that triggers write access to an "offset of a NULL pointer."

Impact

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)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 35309
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1950
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37746
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1621
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-836-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8039
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8020
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10260
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8046
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1522
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8049
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36790
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022345
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 35260
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43068
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35379
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-857-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36057
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36062
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54985
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:330
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-822-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10260
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)