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Sid 1-43298

Message

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

Summary

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

CVE-2010-1029:

CVSS base score 5.0

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact PARTIAL

Detailed 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.

Affected systems

  • apple safari *
  • apple safari 4.0.4
  • google chrome 4.0.249.0

Ease of attack

CVE-2010-1029:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

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.

Additional References