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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1290

Original release date: 03/11/2011
Last revised: 10/11/2011


Integer overflow in WebKit, as used on the Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry Torch 9800 with firmware, in Google Chrome before 10.0.648.133, and in Apple Safari before 5.0.5, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors related to CSS "style handling," nodesets, and a length value, as demonstrated by Vincenzo Iozzo, Willem Pinckaers, and Ralf-Philipp Weinmann during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2011.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4607
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2011-04-14-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0984
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: google-webkit-style-code-execution(66052)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/pwn2own-2011-blackberry-falls-to-webkit-browser-attack/8401
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0654
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB26132
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025212
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2011/03/stable-and-beta-channel-updates.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-104
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2011-04-14-2
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0671
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2011-04-14-3
External Source: BID
Name: 46849
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/02/pwn2own-2011
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2192
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0645
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110414 ZDI-11-104: (Pwn2Own) Webkit CSS Text Element Count Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4596

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