Bug 596494 - (CVE-2010-1766) CVE-2010-1766 WebKit: off-by-one memory corruption flaw WebSocketHandshake::readServerHandshake()
CVE-2010-1766 WebKit: off-by-one memory corruption flaw WebSocketHandshake::r...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=critical,public=20100607,repor...
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Depends On: 538236
Blocks: 806808
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Reported: 2010-05-26 16:03 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 04:17:56 EDT
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 16:03:12 EDT
An off by one memory corruption issue exists in WebSocketHandshake::readServerHandshake(). This issue is addressed by improved bounds checking.

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Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36339
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/56380

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Skylined of Google Chrome Security Team as the original reporter.
Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2010-06-28 13:37:28 EDT
This is being made public now, we've been given the go-ahead from upstream to do so.
Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2010-06-28 13:48:40 EDT
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 606304]
Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2010-06-28 13:48:42 EDT
Created qt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 538236]
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-07-13 03:38:59 EDT
qt-4.6.3-8.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2010-07-13 03:42:39 EDT
qt-4.6.3-8.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Vincent Danen 2010-09-08 15:41:37 EDT
This issue actually did not affect webkitgtk as provided in Fedora.  We provide version 1.2.0 (r56916) and this was fixed in svn commit 56380 so it was already fixed in 1.2.0.

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