CVE Database

CVE-2010-1807

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-09-07
Bugzilla: 627703: CVE-2010-1807 webkit: input validation error when parsing certain NaN values

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

WebKit in Apple Safari 4.x before 4.1.2 and 5.x before 5.0.2; Android before 2.2; and webkitgtk before 1.2.6; does not properly validate floating-point data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted HTML document, related to non-standard NaN representation.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1807 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
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 version 6 (webkitgtk) RHSA-2011:0177 January 25, 2011

External References

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