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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Apple iPhone Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for iPhone) Apple Safari WebKit FTP Parsing Bugs Let Remote Users Cause Arbitrary Code to Be Executed
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023537
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023537
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3384   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 3 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 through 3.1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Apple iPhone is affected.

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:   Apple has issued a fix for iPhone (3.1.3 (7E18)).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4013

Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 12 2009 Apple Safari WebKit FTP Parsing Bugs Let Remote Users Cause Arbitrary Code to Be Executed



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