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Bug 281818 (CVE-2009-1725)

Summary: [Tracker] WebKit "numeric character references" ACE (CVE-2009-1725)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Alex Legler (RETIRED) <a3li>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: esigra
Priority: High Keywords: Tracker
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B2 [ebuild/stable blocked]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 279027, 281819, 281821    
Bug Blocks:    
Description Flags
webkit-CVE-2009-1725.patch none

Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-08-17 16:16:39 UTC
CVE-2009-1725 (
  WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0.2 does 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.
Comment 1 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-08-17 16:25:15 UTC
Bug 279027 - kdelibs
Bug 281819 - webkit-gtk
Bug 281821 - qt-webkit
Comment 2 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-08-17 16:26:56 UTC
Created attachment 201549 [details, diff]

Official upstream patch
Comment 3 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-09-12 22:15:49 UTC
Presumably all affected versions are gone from tree. Closing as discussed with keytoaster.