Bug 631939 (CVE-2010-1812) - CVE-2010-1812 webkit: use-after-free flaw in handling of selections
Summary: CVE-2010-1812 webkit: use-after-free flaw in handling of selections
Alias: CVE-2010-1812
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20100908,reported=20100827,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 640382 640385 640386
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-09-08 17:55 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 13:05 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-03-07 07:01:52 UTC

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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:0177 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: webkitgtk security update 2011-01-25 17:07:15 UTC

Description Vincent Danen 2010-09-08 17:55:02 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of selections. Visiting
a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application
termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through
improved handling of selections.  Credit to Ojan Vafai of Google, Inc. for
reporting this issue.



Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-09-08 17:57:54 UTC
Public via http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4334

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 16:24:52 UTC
This issue has been corrected in WebKitGTK 1.2.5.

Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 17:18:13 UTC
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 640382]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-25 17:07:36 UTC
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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