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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1690

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 02/24/2011


Use-after-free vulnerability in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 4.0, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Google Chrome, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) by setting an unspecified property of an HTML tag that causes child elements to be freed and later accessed when an HTML error occurs, related to "recursion in certain DOM event handlers."


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
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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11009
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8046
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-822-1
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54990
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8049
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1621
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022345
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-836-1
External Source: BID
Name: 35260
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-857-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8039
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8020
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1950
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090608 Multiple Vendor WebKit Error Handling Use After Free Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:330
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1522
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11009
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:google:chrome:
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:-:iphone
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:-:ipodtouch
* cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:-:ipodtouch
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.2::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.1::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.3::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.4::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1.1::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1.2::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2:-:windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2.1::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2.2::windows
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2.3::windows and previous versions
+ Configuration 4
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1.1::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.1.2::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:0.8::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.0::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.1::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.2::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.3::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.3.1::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.3.2::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:2.0::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:2.0.2::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:2.0.4::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2.1::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.2.3::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:4.0_beta::mac and previous versions
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.2:-:mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:0.9::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.3::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:3.0.4::mac
* cpe:/a:apple:safari:1.0.3::mac

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)