Advisory Details

December 20th, 2013

(Mobile Pwn2Own) Apple iOS Safari DocumentOrderedMap Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-286
ZDI-CAN-2071

CVE ID CVE-2013-5228
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebKit
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13362. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Webkit. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of WebCore::DocumentOrderedMap objects. By manipulating a document's elements an attacker can free arbitrary memory and force a dangling pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6082
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-08-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-12-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT KEENTeam
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