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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2421

The CFCharacterSetInitInlineBuffer method in CoreFoundation.dll in Apple Safari 3.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a "high-bit character" in a URL fragment for an unspecified protocol.
Publish Date : 2009-07-09 Last Update Date : 2009-07-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2421

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Safari 3.2.3 - MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Safari 3.2.3 - Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Safari 2

- References For CVE-2009-2421

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504479/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090623 n.runs-SA-2009.006 - Apple Safari - Null pointer dereference
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35481
BID 35481 Apple Safari 'CFCharacterSetInitInlineBuffer()' Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-20

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2421

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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