Bug 596497 - (CVE-2010-1771) CVE-2010-1771 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in font handling
CVE-2010-1771 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in font handling
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 806808
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Reported: 2010-05-26 16:07 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:24 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 04:18:05 EDT
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 16:07:34 EDT
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of fonts. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handing of fonts.

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Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39453
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/59876

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue.
Comment 8 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 12:54:49 EDT
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196

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