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.
Published 2009-06-10 18:00:01
Updated 2022-08-09 13:48:59
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1698

3.52%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1698

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1698

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2009-1698

Products affected by CVE-2009-1698

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