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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-5098

Original release date: 09/13/2011
Last revised: 02/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The LunaSysMgr process in Palm Pre WebOS 1.1 and earlier, when not viewing web pages in landscape mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a web page containing a long string following a refresh tag, which triggers a floating point exception.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091013 Palm Pre WebOS version <= 1.1 Floating Point Exception
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8373
External Source: MISC
Name: http://tlhsecurity.blogspot.com/2009/10/palm-pre-webos-version-11-floating.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kb.palm.com/wps/portal/kb/na/pre/p100eww/sprint/solutions/article/50607_en.html#12
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36936
Type: Advisory

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)