CVE-2010-4198

NameCVE-2010-4198
DescriptionWebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44, webkitgtk before 1.2.6, and other products, does not properly handle large text areas, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted HTML document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie49.0.2623.108-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)50.0.2661.94-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch50.0.2661.94-1fixed
sid51.0.2704.63-2fixed
webkit (PTS)wheezy1.8.1-3.4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)6.0.472.63~r59945-2high
webkitsource(unstable)1.2.6-1high

Notes

[lenny] - webkit <no-dsa> (Unmaintained in Lenny, only affects fringe apps)
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/69735
style fix change set: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/69801

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