Vulnerability Note VU#389868
Apple WebKit frame rendering memory corruption vulnerability
The Apple Webkit contains a memory corruption vulnerability.This vulnerability may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.
According to Apple:
The Apple Webkit fails to properly perform type conversions when rendering frame sets possibly allowing memory corruption to occur. If a remote attacker persuades a user to access a specially crafted web page with software that uses WebKit, that attacker may be able corrupt memory in a way that will let them execute arbitrary code.
This vulnerability may affect any software that uses the Apple WebKit, including the Safari web browser.
Note that this vulnerability is reported to affect software on both the Windows and Apple OS X operating systems.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||22 Jun 2007||22 Jun 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported in Apple Security Update 2007-006. Apple credits Rhys Kidd of Westnet with providing information about this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-2399
- Date Public: 22 Jun 2007
- Date First Published: 22 Jun 2007
- Date Last Updated: 04 Jun 2008
- Severity Metric: 2.55
- Document Revision: 25
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