CVE-2009-1705

HIGH

Description

CoreGraphics in Apple Safari before 4.0 on Windows does not properly use arithmetic during automatic hinting of TrueType fonts, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via crafted font data.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html

http://osvdb.org/54974

http://secunia.com/advisories/35379

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35260

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35308

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-06-10

Updated: 2009-06-13

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH