Bug 596459 (CVE-2010-1414)

Summary: CVE-2010-1414 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the removeChild DOM method
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 19:13:33 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of the removeChild DOM method. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of child element removal.

References:

Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35818
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/55783

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mark Dowd of Azimuth Security as the original reporter.

Comment 5 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:45:25 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT419