Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Safari.Large.JavaScript.Array.Handling.DoS

Description

Apple Safari is vulnerable to a Buffer Overflow vulnerability. A malicious attacker could create a large array in JavaScript(0x23000000 elements) and try to access it using Apple Safari. Creating an array of that size will cause Safari to crash, leading to a Denial of Service.

Affected Products

Apple Safari 2 Beta and earlier versions.

Impact

Denial of Service

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patch from the vendor or upgrade to a non-vulnerable version if available.

CVE References

CVE-2004-0361