Bug 596456 (CVE-2010-1405) - CVE-2010-1405 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of HTML elements with custom vertical positioning
Summary: CVE-2010-1405 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of HTML elemen...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2010-1405
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20100607,repor...
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 806808
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-26 19:06 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 12:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 08:16:46 UTC


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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 19:06:47 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of HTML elements with custom vertical positioning. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory reference tracking.

References:

Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36198
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/56186

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ojan Vafai of Google Inc. as the original reporter.

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:40:35 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196


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