|Bugzilla:||596485: CVE-2010-1759 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of the Node.normalize method|
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 vectors related to the Node.normalize method.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mark Dowd as the original reporter.
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