Bug 596425 (CVE-2010-1401) - CVE-2010-1401 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element in CSS (ZDI-CAN-689)
Summary: CVE-2010-1401 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the ':first...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2010-1401
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20100607,repor...
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Blocks: 806808
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-26 18:15 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 13:00 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 08:15:47 UTC


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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 18:15:30 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element in cascading stylesheets. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element.

References:

Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35353
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/55196

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges wushi of team509, working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative as the original reporter.

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:36:26 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196


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