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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1725

WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0.2, as used on iPhone OS before 3.1, iPhone OS before 3.1.1 for iPod touch, and other platforms; KHTML in kdelibs in KDE; QtWebKit (aka Qt toolkit); and possibly other products do not properly handle numeric character references, 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 : 2009-07-09 Last Update Date : 2022-08-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the kdelibs packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Apple Safari WebKit Numeric Character References Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5777 windows
CVE-2009-1725 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20091725 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
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-2009-1725

# 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 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.8 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apple Safari 2.0.3 417.9.3 * * 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 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apple Safari 3.0.2b * * * 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 3.0.4b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apple Safari 3.0.4 * * * 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
30 Application Apple Safari 3.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apple Safari 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apple Safari 4.0.0b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Safari 32

- References For CVE-2009-1725

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00931.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8800
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
VUPEN ADV-2011-0212
http://secunia.com/advisories/36790
SECUNIA 36790
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-836-1
UBUNTU USN-836-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:002
http://secunia.com/advisories/43068
SECUNIA 43068
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-857-1
UBUNTU USN-857-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/37746
SECUNIA 37746
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:330
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:330
http://secunia.com/advisories/36677
SECUNIA 36677
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-09-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5777
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5777
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3860 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/36347
SECUNIA 36347
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00933.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8802
http://secunia.com/advisories/36057
SECUNIA 36057
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002164 CONFIRM
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002163 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1950
DEBIAN DSA-1950
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513813 CONFIRM
http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1002162 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01196.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8049
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01177.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8039
http://secunia.com/advisories/36062
SECUNIA 36062
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01199.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8046
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01200.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8020
http://osvdb.org/55739
OSVDB 55739
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1827
VUPEN ADV-2009-1827
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35607
BID 35607 WebKit Numeric Character References Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2010-05-17
http://secunia.com/advisories/35758
SECUNIA 35758
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3666 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022526
SECTRACK 1022526
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jul/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-07-08-1

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
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-2009-1725

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


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