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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1692

Original release date: 06/19/2009
Last revised: 03/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

WebKit before r41741, as used in Apple iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Safari, and other software, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or device reset) via a web page containing an HTMLSelectElement object with a large length attribute, related to the length property of a Select object.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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 disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090715 Re:[GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: BID
Name: 35446
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 9160
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kb.palm.com/wps/portal/kb/na/pre/p100eww/sprint/solutions/article/50607_en.html#121
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090716 Re[2]: [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43068
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1950
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 35414
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090715 Re: [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37746
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.g-sec.lu/one-bug-to-rule-them-all.html
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23319
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1621
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 55242
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090715 [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....

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