|Bugzilla:||596498: CVE-2010-1772 WebKit: use-after-free vulnerability in handling of geolocation events|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Use-after-free vulnerability in page/Geolocation.cpp in WebCore in WebKit before r59859, as used in Google Chrome before 5.0.375.70, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted web site, related to failure to stop timers associated with geolocation upon deletion of a document.
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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 Justin Schuh as the original reporter.
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