26838 : Apple Safari DHTML setAttributeNode() NULL Dereference DoS Weakness
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Apple Safari contains a flaw that may allow a local denial of service. The issue is triggered when an unspecified error occurs when handling the setAttributeNode() function, and will result in loss of availability for the browser.


Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related, Not a Vulnerability


Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.


Apple Inc.
2.0.4 / 419.3



  • Dennis Cox -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-07-07 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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