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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari WebKit FTP Parsing Bugs Let Remote Users Cause Arbitrary Code to Be Executed
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023166
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023166
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3384   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 12 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 4.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted FTP server, when accessed by the target user, will trigger a parsing error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerability resides in WebKit.

Only Windows-based systems are affected.

Michal Zalewski of Google Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an FTP server that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.0.4), available via the Apple Software Update application, or Apple's Safari download site at:

http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

Safari for Windows 7, Vista or XP
The download file is named: SafariSetup.exe
Its SHA-1 digest is: 236cfb9556dd369d95c5b45ddce740b15f2cb267

Safari+QuickTime for Windows 7, Vista or XP
The file is named: SafariQuickTimeSetup.exe
Its SHA-1 digest is: d95d61f2f804576b5d31fc8f47ac310438bc44dc

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3949

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT3949 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 3 2010 (Apple Issues Fix for iPhone) Apple Safari WebKit FTP Parsing Bugs Let Remote Users Cause Arbitrary Code to Be Executed
Apple has issued a fix for iPhone OS.



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