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Apple Safari
Apple Safari <v4 Remote code execution
Apple Safari


              Apple Safari Remote code execution (CSS:Attr)

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Release mode: ZDI (see previous timelines to know why this went to ZDI)
Ref         : [TZO-37-2009] - Apple Safari Remote code execution (CSS)
Vendor : http://www.apple.com 
WWW : http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/05/advisory-apple-safari-remote-code.html 
Status : Patched (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613) 
Credit : http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 
CVE         : CVE-2009-1698

Affected products :
- Apple Safari versions prior to 4.0

I. Background
Wikipedia quote: "Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is an American multinational 
corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and 
software products. The company's best-known hardware products include 
Macintosh computers, the iPod and the iPhone."

II. Description
Calling a CSS attr attribute with a large number leads to memory corruption

III. Impact
Viewing a maliciously crafted web page may lead to an unexpected application 
termination or arbitrary code execution.

IV. Proof of concept 
You can build one with above information

V. Disclosure time-line
No time-line available

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