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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2009-1692

Severity High
Score 7.1/10

Summary

WebKit before r41741, as used in Apple iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Safari, and other software, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or device reset) via a web page containing an HTMLSelectElement object with a large length attribute, related to the length property of a Select object.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published