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Category:   OS (Other)  >   Blackberry OS Vendors:   Research In Motion Limited
Blackberry OS Unspecified WebKit Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026768
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 6 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6, 7, 7,1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Blackberry OS. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

The code can access the built-in media storage section and the media card.

The code cannot access user data that the email, calendar, and contact applications store in the application storage file system.

The following BlackBerry OS products are affected:

BlackBerry Bold 9650
BlackBerry Bold 9700
BlackBerry Bold 9780
BlackBerry Bold 9790
BlackBerry Bold 9900
BlackBerry Bold 9930
BlackBerry Curve 9300 (3G)
BlackBerry Curve 9330 (3G)
BlackBerry Curve 9350
BlackBerry Curve 9360
BlackBerry Curve 9370
BlackBerry Curve 9380
BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (3G) Series
BlackBerry Torch 9800
BlackBerry Torch 9810
BlackBerry Torch 9850
BlackBerry Torch 9860

George Kurtz and Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike 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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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