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Test ID:800835
Category:Denial of Service
Title:Apple Safari JavaScript 'Reload()' DoS Vulnerability - July09
Summary:This host is installed with Apple Safari Web Browser and is prone to Denial; of Service vulnerability.
This host is installed with Apple Safari Web Browser and is prone to Denial
of Service vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is due to a use-after-free error while calling the
'servePendingRequests()' function in WebKit.via a crafted HTML document
that references a zero-length '.js' file and the JavaScript reload function.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary code, and can
deny the service in the vitim's system.

Affected Software/OS:
Apple Safari version 4.0.2 ( and prior on Windows.

Apply the patch from the referenced WebKit development repository.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 35555
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2419
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:002 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: safari-servependingrequests-dos(51533)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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