Apple Safari WebKit HTML tables code execution

safari-webkit-htmltables-ce (59218) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Apple Safari could allow remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an out of bounds memory access error when handling HTML tables. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Safari (4.1, 5.0 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple KB HT4220: About the security content of iTunes 9.2.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of iOS 4.
  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Safari 5.0 and Safari 4.1.
  • BID-35954: Apple Mac OS X 2009-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • BID-40620: RETIRED: Apple Safari Prior to 5.0 and 4.1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • BID-40671: WebKit HTML Tables Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1774: WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, accesses out-of-bounds memory during processing of HTML tables, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted HTML document.
  • OSVDB ID: 65322: Apple Safari WebKit HTML Table Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
  • SA36096: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40105: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40196: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA40257: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1022674: Mac OS X Multiple Image and File Processing Bugs Permit Remote Code Execution
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024067: Apple Safari Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Access Potentially Sensitive Information
  • SUSE-SR:2010:015: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • SUSE-SR:2011:002: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 2.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2 iPodtouch
  • Apple iPhone OS 3.1.3
  • Apple iTunes 9.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.8
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6.2
  • Apple Safari 4.1
  • Apple Safari 5.0
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2

Reported:

Jun 07, 2010

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