Bug 627703 - (CVE-2010-1807) CVE-2010-1807 webkit: input validation error when parsing certain NaN values
CVE-2010-1807 webkit: input validation error when parsing certain NaN values
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 640382 640385 640386
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Reported: 2010-08-26 13:37 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-03-07 01:59:14 EST
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-08-26 13:37:45 EDT
An input validation issue exists in WebKit's handling of floating point data types. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved validation of floating point values. Credit to Luke Wagner of Mozilla for reporting this issue.


Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-09-08 13:43:57 EDT
This is now public:

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 12:24:33 EDT
This issue has been corrected in WebKitGTK 1.2.5.
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 13:18:49 EDT
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 640382]
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-25 12:07:25 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:0177 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0177.html

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