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CVE-2010-1789

Published: 30 July 2010

Heap-based buffer overflow in WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a JavaScript string object.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
webkit is a fork of khtml from kdelibs. kdelibs5 is farther from
it, while qt4-x11 attempts to unify khtml and webkit.
mdeslaur
webkitkde is a wrapper around qt4-x11's webkit.
safari-only

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
chromium-browser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Ignored
(end of life)
maverick Ignored
(end of life)
upstream Needs triage

qt4-x11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable
(no webkit)
hardy Not vulnerable
(no webkit)
jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Not vulnerable

upstream Not vulnerable

webkit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Not vulnerable

jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Not vulnerable

upstream Not vulnerable