Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 596459
CVE-2010-1414 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the removeChild DOM method
Last modified: 2016-03-04 06:17:51 EST
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.
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.