Apple Safari JavaScript array indexing memory disclosure

safari-array-memory-disclosure (48214) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Apple Safari could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service, caused by an integer signedness error when handling the argument array index of a certain JavaScript function. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary memory locations or cause the browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Apple Safari Web site: Apple - Safari.
  • CVE-2009-0070: Integer signedness error in Apple Safari allows remote attackers to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations, cause a denial of service (application crash), and probably have unspecified other impact via the array index of the arguments array in a JavaScript function, possibly a related issue to CVE-2008-2307.

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Safari

Reported:

Jan 05, 2009

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