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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4198

WebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44, webkitgtk before 1.2.6, and other products, does not properly handle large text areas, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted HTML document.
Publish Date : 2010-11-06 Last Update Date : 2020-07-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
3.7
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-11-03 2010-11-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0177 -- webkitgtk security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27757 unix
ELSA-2011:0177: webkitgtk security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23285 unix
RHSA-2011:0177: webkitgtk security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21433 unix
RHSA-2011:0177: webkitgtk security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110177 unix
Vulnerability in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44 via a crafted HTML document oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12157 windows
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-2010-4198

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Google Chrome * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Webkitgtk Webkitgtk 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Google Chrome 1
Webkitgtk Webkitgtk 1

- References For CVE-2010-4198

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052906.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0121
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45719
BID 45719 WebKit Large Text Area (CVE-2010-4198) Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-19
http://secunia.com/advisories/43086
SECUNIA 43086
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0177.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0177
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:039
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:039
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0216
VUPEN ADV-2011-0216
http://secunia.com/advisories/42109
SECUNIA 42109
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656118 CONFIRM
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45611
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=55257 CONFIRM
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/11/stable-channel-update.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0552
VUPEN ADV-2011-0552
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12157
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12157

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4198

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


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