Bug 631948 (CVE-2010-1815) - CVE-2010-1815 webkit: use-after-free flaw when handling scrollbars
Summary: CVE-2010-1815 webkit: use-after-free flaw when handling scrollbars
Alias: CVE-2010-1815
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 18:11 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 13:05 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-03-07 07:02:31 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 18:11:19 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of scrollbars. Visiting
a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application
termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through
improved memory management. Credit to Tony Chang of Google, Inc for
reporting this issue.



Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 16:25:47 UTC
This issue has been corrected in WebKitGTK 1.2.5.

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 17:18:25 UTC
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 640382]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-25 17:07:40 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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