Bug 596487 (CVE-2010-1770) - CVE-2010-1770 WebKit: type checking vulnerability in handling of text nodes (ZDI-CAN-765)
Summary: CVE-2010-1770 WebKit: type checking vulnerability in handling of text nodes (...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2010-1770
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 806808
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-26 19:48 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-05 08:17:48 UTC


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Description Vincent Danen 2010-05-26 19:48:19 UTC
A type checking issue exists in WebKit's handling of text nodes. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved type checking.

References:

Bugzilla: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=38626
Trac: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/59795

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 16:53:47 UTC
Public via:
  [1] http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196


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