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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple Computer
(Apple Issues Fix for OS X) Safari for Windows WebKit JavaScript Array Memory Corrpution Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020389
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020389
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2307   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 30 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Safari. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create HTML with specially crafted JavaScript arrays that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Only Windows-based systems are affected.

James Urquhart reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix (Safari 3.1.2) for Mac OS X 10.4.11, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

The fix is included in Mac OS X 10.5.4.

The Apple advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2165

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT2165 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 19 2008 Safari for Windows WebKit JavaScript Array Memory Corrpution Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 30 Jun 2008 17:19:06 -0400
Subject:  Apple Safari



http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2165

CVE-2008-2307
 
 


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