Bug 596458 (CVE-2010-1412) - CVE-2010-1412 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of hover events
Summary: CVE-2010-1412 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of hover events
Alias: CVE-2010-1412
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20100607,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
Blocks: 806808
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 19:10 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 13:00 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-08-05 08:16:55 UTC

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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 19:10:42 UTC
A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of hover events. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of hover events.


Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29635
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/57759, http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/57817


Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dave Bowker of davebowker.com as the original reporter.

Comment 7 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-08 16:44:17 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196

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