85406 : WebKit 'swapInNodePreservingAttributesAndChildren' Function Use-after-free Issue
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-05-10

Description

WebKit contains a use-after-free error in the 'swapInNodePreservingAttributesAndChildren' function. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can dereference already freed memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: PoC Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability. There are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. Check the vendor advisory, changelog, or solution in the references section for details.

Products

Apple Inc.
iTunes
10.6.3

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-09-13 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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