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Bug 281818 (CVE-2009-1725) - [Tracker] WebKit "numeric character references" ACE (CVE-2009-1725)
Summary: [Tracker] WebKit "numeric character references" ACE (CVE-2009-1725)
Alias: CVE-2009-1725
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [ebuild/stable blocked]
Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: 279027 281819 281821
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Reported: 2009-08-17 16:16 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-12 22:15 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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webkit-CVE-2009-1725.patch (webkit-CVE-2009-1725.patch,1002 bytes, patch)
2009-08-17 16:26 UTC, Alex Legler (RETIRED)
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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.