Bug 640290 - (CVE-2010-1822) CVE-2010-1822 WebKit: DoS (crash) by processing certain SVG images
CVE-2010-1822 WebKit: DoS (crash) by processing certain SVG images
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 645918
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Reported: 2010-10-05 09:32 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2015-02-26 18:21 EST (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-10-05 09:32:13 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-1822 to
the following vulnerability:

WebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 6.0.472.62, does not properly
perform a cast of an unspecified variable, which allows remote
attackers to have an unknown impact via a malformed SVG document.

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1822
[2] http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=55114
[3] http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/09/stable-beta-channel-updates_17.html
[4] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45562
Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 18:35:51 EDT
This doesn't affect webkitgtk 1.2.5:

SVGGElement::rendererIsNeeded should return false when parent isn't SVG

There is no renderIsNeeded() function in WebCore/svg/* (not in 1.2.3 either).
Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2010-10-05 18:36:08 EDT
Upstream fix: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/67236
Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2010-10-22 17:55:19 EDT
Created qt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 645918]
Comment 7 Jaroslav Reznik 2010-10-25 11:33:08 EDT
(In reply to comment #5)
> Upstream fix: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/67236

Works as expected - no crash.

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