2009-3272 | Apple Safari WebKit.dll resource management (XFDB-53099 / EDB-9606)
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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari 3.2.3/4.0/4.0.0b/4.0.2/4.0.3 (Web Browser). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown functionality in the library WebKit.dll. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability.
The weakness was released 09/21/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at vupen.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-3272 since 09/21/2009. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Technical details and a exploit are known.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 53764 (openSUSE Security Update : libwebkit (openSUSE-SU-2011:0024-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 4.0.0b eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (53099), Vulnerability Center (SBV-33463), Tenable (53764) and Exploit-DB (9606). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 48948, 50798, 50797 and 53804.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Denial of service
0-Day Time: 🔍
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2009-3272 (🔍)
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