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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Apple iPhone Vendors:   Apple
Apple iPhone Safari Bugs Let Remote Users Spoof the Interface and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021272
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021272
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4231, CVE-2008-4232   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 21 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 - 2.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iPhone. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can spoof the user interface.

A remote user can create HTML with specially crafted HTML table elements that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2008-4231].

Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can create HTML with a specially crafted iframe element that, when loaded by the target user, will display content outside the boundaries of the iframe [CVE-2008-4232]. This can be exploited to spoof the user interface.

John Resig of Mozilla Corporation reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target device or spoof the user interface.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3318

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT3318 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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