Bug 596425 (CVE-2010-1401)

Summary: CVE-2010-1401 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element in CSS (ZDI-CAN-689)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jgrulich, jlieskov, jreznik, security-response-team, stransky, than
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20100607,reported=20100521,source=apple,cvss2=6.8/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P,fedora-all/webkitgtk=affected,fedora-all/qt=affected,rhel-6/webkitgtk=wontfix,rhel-6/qt=wontfix,cwe=CWE-416[auto]
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 18:15:30 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element in cascading stylesheets. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element.


Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35353
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/55196


Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges wushi of team509, working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative as the original reporter.

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:36:26 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196