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WebKit IBM1147 Character Set Text Transform Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7099

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows Apple Safari before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4 and Google Chrome before 5.0.375.70 does not properly handle a transformation of a text node that has the IBM1147 character set which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted HTML document containing a BR element related to a "type checking issue."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1770
Product(s):
  • Apple Safari