Bug 596401 (CVE-2010-1397) - CVE-2010-1397 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerabiity when rendering a selection when the layout changes (ZDI-CAN-632)
Summary: CVE-2010-1397 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerabiity when rendering a selection ...
Alias: CVE-2010-1397
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 806808
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 17:42 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 11:59 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 08:15:08 UTC
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 17:42:03 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's rendering of a selection when the layout changes. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of selections.


Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32842
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/52034, http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/55114


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 6 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:32:23 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196

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