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Archived - About the security content of Safari 5.0.3 and Safari 4.1.3

This document describes the security content of Safari 5.0.3 and Safari 4.1.3.

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Safari 5.0.3 and Safari 4.1.3

  • CFNetwork

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1752

    Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A stack overflow exists in CFNetwork's URL handling code. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to Laurent OUDOT of TEHTRI-Security for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3803

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow exists in WebKit's handling of strings. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking. Credit to J23 for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3804

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Websites may surreptitiously track users

    Description: Safari generates random numbers for JavaScript applications using a predictable algorithm. This may allow a website to track a particular Safari session without using cookies, hidden form elements, IP addresses, or other techniques. This update addresses the issue by using a stronger random number generator. Credit to Amit Klein of Trusteer for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1815

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of scrollbars. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory management. Credit to thabermann for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3805

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer underflow exists in WebKit's handling of WebSockets. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking. Credit to Keith Campbell, and Cris Neckar of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3259

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to the disclosure of image data from another website

    Description: A cross-origin issue exists in WebKit's handling of images created from "canvas" elements. Visiting a malicious website may lead to the disclosure of image data from another website. This issue is addressed through improved tracking of security origins. Credit to Isaac Dawson, and James Qiu of Microsoft and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR) for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3808

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of editing commands. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of editing commands. Credit to wushi of team509 for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1812

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of selections. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to chipplyman for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3809

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of inline styling. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of inline styling. Credit to Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1814

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit's handling of form menus. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of form menus. Credit to Csaba Osztrogonac of University of Szeged for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3810

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: A maliciously crafted website may be able to spoof the address in the location bar or add arbitrary locations to the history

    Description: A cross-origin issue exists in WebKit's handling of the History object. A maliciously crafted website may be able to spoof the address in the location bar or add arbitrary locations to the history. This issue is addressed through improved tracking of security origins. Credit to Mike Taylor of Opera Software for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3811

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of element attributes. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to Michal Zalewski for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3812

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow exists in WebKit's handling of Text objects. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved bounds checking. Credit to J23 working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3813

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: WebKit may perform DNS prefetching even when it is disabled

    Description: When WebKit encounters an HTML Link Element that requests DNS prefetching, it will perform the operation even if prefetching is disabled. This may result in undesired requests to remote servers. As an example, the sender of an HTML-formatted email message could use this to determine that the message was read. This issue is addressed through improved handling of DNS prefetching requests. Credit to Jeff Johnson of Rogue Amoeba Software for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3116

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple use after free issues exist in WebKit's handling of plug-ins. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. These issues are addressed through improved memory handling.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3257

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of element focus. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory management. Credit to VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team, and an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3816

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of scrollbars. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to Rohit Makasana of Google Inc. for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3817

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of CSS 3D transforms. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of CSS 3D transforms. Credit to Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3818

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of inline text boxes. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3819

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of CSS boxes. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of CSS boxes. Credit to Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3820

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An uninitialized memory access issue exists in WebKit's handling of editable elements. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of editable elements. Credit: Apple.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1813

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit's rendering of HTML object outlines. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory management. Credit to Jose A. Vazquez of spa-s3c.blogspot.com for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3821

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit's handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element in cascading stylesheets. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of the ':first-letter' pseudo-element. Credit to Cris Neckar and Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3822

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An uninitialized pointer issue exists in WebKit's handling of CSS counter styles. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of CSS counter styles. Credit to kuzzcc for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3823

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling of Geolocation objects. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to kuzzcc for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3824

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A use after free issue exists in WebKit's handling "use" elements in SVG documents. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved memory handling. Credit to wushi of team509 for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-1822

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of SVG elements in non-SVG documents. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of SVG elements. Credit to wushi of team509 for reporting this issue.

  • WebKit

    CVE-ID: CVE-2010-3826

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 or later, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An invalid cast issue exists in WebKit's handling of colors in SVG documents. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved handling of colors in SVG documents. Credit to Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of Google Chrome Security Team for reporting this issue.

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