Bug 631948 - (CVE-2010-1815) CVE-2010-1815 webkit: use-after-free flaw when handling scrollbars
CVE-2010-1815 webkit: use-after-free flaw when handling scrollbars
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20100908,reported=20100827,sou...
: Security
Depends On: 640382 640385 640386
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Reported: 2010-09-08 14:11 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:45 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-03-07 02:02:31 EST
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-09-08 14:11:19 EDT
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.

References:

https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=41196
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/63138
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4334
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 12:25:47 EDT
This issue has been corrected in WebKitGTK 1.2.5.
Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 13:18:25 EDT
Created webkitgtk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 640382]
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-25 12:07:40 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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