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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze6fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1fixed
sid, jessie40.0.2214.111-1fixed
webkit (PTS)squeeze1.2.7-0+squeeze2fixed
squeeze (security)1.2.7-0+squeeze1fixed
wheezy1.8.1-3.4fixed

The information above 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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