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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1701

Use-after-free vulnerability in the JavaScript DOM implementation in 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) by destroying a document.body element that has an unspecified XML container with elements that support the dir attribute.
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 Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1701 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1701

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Safari * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Safari 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apple Safari 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apple Safari 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apple Safari 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.8 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apple Safari 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apple Safari 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apple Safari 3.0.0b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apple Safari 3.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apple Safari 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apple Safari 3.0.2b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apple Safari 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apple Safari 3.0.3b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apple Safari 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apple Safari 3.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apple Safari 3.0.4b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apple Safari 3.1.0b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apple Safari 3.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apple Safari 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apple Safari 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apple Safari 3.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apple Safari 3.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Safari 29

- References For CVE-2009-1701
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
VUPEN ADV-2011-0212
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
BID 35325 WebKit JavaScript DOM User After Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-17
BID 35260 RETIRED: Apple Safari Prior to 4.0 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-12
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
SECTRACK 1022345
BUGTRAQ 20090608 ZDI-09-033: Apple WebKit dir Attribute Freeing Dangling Object Pointer Vulnerability

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1701

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