Rule Category

BROWSER-WEBKIT -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Webkit browser engine (aside from Chrome) this includes Apple’s Safari, RIM’s mobile browser, Nokia, KDE, Webkit itself, and Palm. Attacks often insert code via exploits, cause webkit renderings in the browser to crash, or otherwise create chaos or exploit for entrance.

Alert Message

BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Safari Webkit WebCore CSSSelector denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

Stack consumption vulnerability in the WebCore::CSSSelector function in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari 4.0.4, Apple Safari on iPhone OS and iPhone OS for iPod touch, and Google Chrome 4.0.249, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a STYLE element composed of a large number of *> sequences. Impact: CVSS base score 5.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2010-1029
Stack consumption vulnerability in the WebCore::CSSSelector function in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari 4.0.4, Apple Safari on iPhone OS and iPhone OS for iPod touch, and Google Chrome 4.0.249, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a STYLE element composed of a large number of *> sequences.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.0
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access