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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Safari BMP Handling Bug Lets Remote Users Access Portions of Kernel Memory
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019487
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0894   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 22 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Safari. A remote user may be able to view portions of kernel memory.

A remote user create a specially crafted BMP file that, when loaded by the target user, will access uninitialized kernel memory.

Gynvael Coldwind reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to view portions of kernel memory.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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