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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1698

WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1 does not initialize a pointer during handling of a Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) attr function call with a large numerical argument, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted HTML document.
Publish Date : 2009-06-10 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-06-10 2009-06-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1698 unix
DSA-1867 kdelibs -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8086 unix
DSA-1867-1 kdelibs -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13290 unix
DSA-1868 kde4libs -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7524 unix
DSA-1868-1 kde4libs -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13176 unix
DSA-1950 webkit -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7247 unix
DSA-1950-1 webkit - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18395 unix
DSA-1988 qt4-x11 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6923 unix
DSA-1988-1 qt4-x11 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19394 unix
ELSA-2009:1127: kdelibs security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22057 unix
RHSA-2009:1127 -- kdelibs security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29301 unix
RHSA-2009:1127: kdelibs security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091127 unix
RHSA-2009:1128: kdelibs security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091128 unix
WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1 does not ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9484 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1698

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Apple Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Iphone Os 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Apple Iphone Os 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Hardware Apple Ipod Touch Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apple Safari 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apple Safari 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apple Safari 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apple Safari 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apple Safari 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apple Safari 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apple Safari 3.0.0b Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apple Safari 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1b Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apple Safari 3.0.2b Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apple Safari 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apple Safari 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apple Safari 3.0.3b Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apple Safari 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apple Safari 3.0.4b Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apple Safari 3.1.0b Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apple Safari 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apple Safari 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apple Safari 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apple Safari 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apple Safari 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apple Safari 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Iphone 1
Apple Iphone Os 17
Apple Ipod Touch 1
Apple Safari 29

- References For CVE-2009-1698
VUPEN ADV-2011-0212
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
BUGTRAQ 20090614 [TZO-37-2009] Apple Safari <v4 Remote code execution
BID 35260 RETIRED: Apple Safari Prior to 4.0 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-12
BID 35318 WebKit CSS 'Attr' Function Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-02-03
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1128
BUGTRAQ 20090608 ZDI-09-032: Apple WebKit attr() Invalid Attribute Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:002
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1698

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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