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WebKit SVG 'use' Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7519

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4 accesses uninitialized memory during the handling of a use element in an SVG document which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted document containing XML that triggers a parsing error related to ProcessInstruction.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1403
Product(s):
  • Apple Safari