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Apple Safari Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows) - Apr09

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running Apple Safari Web Browser and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Improper parsing of XML documents while persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted XML document containing an overly large number of nested elements crashes the Browser.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Apple Safari version 4 beta and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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