Public Date:
506246: CVE-2009-1709 kdegraphics: KSVG Pointer use-after-free error in the SVG animation element (DoS, ACE)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the garbage-collection implementation in WebCore in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) via an SVG animation element, related to SVG set objects, SVG marker elements, the targetElement attribute, and unspecified "caches."

Find out more about CVE-2009-1709 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1130 2009-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1130 2009-06-25