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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-2317
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 10:57:21
Published 14 Jul 2008 02:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2317

Summary

WebCore in Apple Safari does not properly perform garbage collection of JavaScript document elements, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) via a reference to the ownerNode property of a copied CSSStyleSheet object of a STYLE element, as originally demonstrated on Apple iPhone before 2.0 and iPod touch before 2.0, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1590.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Apple Safari


References

XF - ipod-iphone-stylesheets-code-execution(43737)

MISC - http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-045/

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2094

BID - 30186

BUGTRAQ - 20080725 ZDI-08-045: Apple Safari StyleSheet ownerNode Heap Corruption Vulnerability

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298

SECUNIA - 31074

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-07-11

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-11-13

SECUNIA - 32706

Related Patches

Apple 2008-11-13 Safari 3.2 for Leopard

Apple 2008-11-13 Safari 3.2 for Tiger


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:55:04