Apple Safari CSS background property buffer overflow
|safari-css-property-bo (54487)||High Risk|
Apple Safari is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow caused by improper bounds checking when processing CSS background images. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page containing an overly long CSS background url property value, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the browser to crash.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- Apple Safari Web site: Apple - Safari.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-29-2010]: Apple Safari 4.0.3 (Win32) CSS Remote Denial Of Service Exploit .
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [11-16-2009]: Safari 4.0.3 (Win32) CSS Remote Denial of Service Exploit .
- BID-37039: Apple Safari CSS Denial of Service Vulnerability
- BID-39801: Apple Safari CSS 'img' Data Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-4186: Stack consumption vulnerability in Apple Safari 4.0.3 on Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long URI value (aka url) in the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) background property.
- OSVDB ID: 60638: Apple Safari CSS Background Property URL Value Handling Remote DoS
- Apple Safari 4.0.3
Nov 16, 2009
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