Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Safari.KHTML.WebKit.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in Apple's Safari web browser.
If a legitimate user can be enticed to access a specially crafted web page, the Safari web browser will crash.

Affected Products

Apple Safari 2.0.4
Apple Safari 2.0.3
Apple Safari 2.0.2
Apple Safari 2.0.1
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.2
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4
Apple Mobile Safari 0
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4
+ Apple Mac OS X 10.4
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.2
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.1
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4
+ Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version,available from the web site.
http://www.apple.com/safari/

CVE References

CVE-2008-0298