79915 : WebKit Website Handling Unspecified Memory Corruption (2012-0593)
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-03-08

Description

A memory corruption flaw exists in WebKit, as it fails to sanitize unspecified user-supplied input. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Third-Party Solution
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a software update for Apple iOS version 5.1 to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Apple Inc.
Apple iOS
5.0.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-09 | Disagree?

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