DescriptionWebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, Apple Safari before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, and Google Chrome before 5.0.375.70 does not properly handle a transformation of a text node that has the IBM1147 character set, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted HTML document containing a BR element, related to a "type checking issue."
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2010:015, published Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2011:002, published Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:00:00 +0000
- openSUSE-SU-2010:0458-1, published Mon, 2 Aug 2010 17:08:09 +0200 (CEST)
- 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 07:27:31 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:55 2022