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Bug 284116 (CVE-2009-1687) - [TRACKER] WebKit GC ACE/DoS (CVE-2009-1687)
Summary: [TRACKER] WebKit GC ACE/DoS (CVE-2009-1687)
Alias: CVE-2009-1687
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: 279187 287494
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Reported: 2009-09-08 11:02 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-12 22:18 UTC (History)
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Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-09-08 11:02:35 UTC
CVE-2009-1687 (
  The JavaScript garbage collector 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 does not properly handle allocation failures, which
  allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial
  of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted
  HTML document that triggers write access to an "offset of a NULL
Comment 1 Stefan Behte (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2009-09-14 22:35:50 UTC
Patched here:

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 279187 ***
Comment 2 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-09-14 22:39:57 UTC
kdelibs done doesn't mean other webkit implementations are fixed.
Comment 3 Tim Sammut (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-01-05 06:06:31 UTC
Changing whiteboard to ?2 [glsa?] in order to catch this in a webkit-gtk GLSA.
Comment 4 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-09-12 22:18:34 UTC
Presumably all affected versions are gone from tree. Closing as discussed with keytoaster.