Apple Safari JavaScript 'Reload()' DoS Vulnerability - July09

2009-07-12T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310800835
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-28T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Apple Safari Web Browser and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Apple Safari JavaScript 'Reload()' DoS Vulnerability - July09
#
# Authors:
# Sharath S <sharaths@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:apple:safari";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800835");
  script_version("2020-02-28T13:41:47+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-02-28 13:41:47 +0000 (Fri, 28 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-07-12 15:16:55 +0200 (Sun, 12 Jul 2009)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-2419");
  script_bugtraq_id(35555);
  script_name("Apple Safari JavaScript 'Reload()' DoS Vulnerability - July09");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/51533");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://marcell-dietl.de/index/adv_safari_4_x_js_reload_dos.php");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/44519");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("secpod_apple_safari_detect_win_900003.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("AppleSafari/Version");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary code, and can
  deny the service in the vitim's system.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Apple Safari version 4.0.2 (4.30.19.1) and prior on Windows.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"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.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Apply the patch from the referenced WebKit development repository.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with Apple Safari Web Browser and is prone to Denial
  of Service vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");
include("host_details.inc");

if(!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe:CPE, exit_no_version:TRUE))
  exit(0);

vers = infos["version"];
path = infos["location"];

if(version_is_less_equal(version:vers, test_version:"4.30.19.1")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:vers, fixed_version:"See references", install_path:path);
  security_message(port:0, data:report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);