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CVE-2010-4577

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-12-13
Bugzilla: 667025: CVE-2010-4577 webkit: CSS Font Face Parsing Type Confusion Vulnerability

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The CSSParser::parseFontFaceSrc function in WebCore/css/CSSParser.cpp in WebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 8.0.552.224, Chrome OS before 8.0.552.343, webkitgtk before 1.2.6, and other products does not properly parse Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted local font, related to "Type Confusion."

Find out more about CVE-2010-4577 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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