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CVE-2010-1405

Public: 2010-06-07
Bugzilla: 596456: CVE-2010-1405 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of HTML elements with custom vertical positioning

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via an HTML element that has custom vertical positioning.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1405 from the MITRE CVE 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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Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ojan Vafai of Google Inc. as the original reporter.

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