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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-3950
Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 01:54:53
Published 16 Sep 2008 07:00:01
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3950

Summary

Off-by-one error in the _web_drawInRect:withFont:ellipsis:alignment:measureOnly function in WebKit in Safari in Apple iPhone 1.1.4 and 2.0 and iPod touch 1.1.4 and 2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) via a JavaScript alert call with an argument that lacks breakable characters and has a length that is a multiple of the memory page size, leading to an out-of-bounds read.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Apple Safari


References

BID - 31061

MISC - http://www.coresecurity.com/content/iphone-safari-javascript-alert-denial-of-service

BUGTRAQ - 20080912 CORE-2008-0126: iPhone Safari JavaScript alert Denial of Service

SREASON - 4264


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:20