DescriptionWebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, accesses uninitialized memory during the handling of a use element in an SVG document, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted document containing XML that triggers a parsing error, related to ProcessInstruction.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2011:002, published Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:00:00 +0000
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0024-1, published Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:08:25 +0100 (CET)
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 07:42:47 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:54 2022