Google Android up to 2.1 input validation

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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in Google Android up to 2.1 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

WebKit in Apple Safari 4.x before 4.1.2 and 5.x before 5.0.2; Android before 2.2; and webkitgtk before 1.2.6; does not properly validate floating-point data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted HTML document, related to non-standard NaN representation.

The weakness was published 09/10/2010. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-1807. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/24/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 50034 (Fedora 12 : webkitgtk-1.2.5-1.fc12 (2010-15982)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 155514 (Oracle Enterprise Linux Update for WebKitGTK(ELSA-2011-0177)).

Upgrading to version 2.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 10645.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (50034). Similar entries are available at 4317, 54198, 54199 and 54200.







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Class: Input validation
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Nessus ID: 50034
Nessus Name: Fedora 12 : webkitgtk-1.2.5-1.fc12 (2010-15982)
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OpenVAS ID: 68513
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: webkit-gtk2
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Advisory: USN-1006-1
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CVE: CVE-2010-1807 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 47673 - Apple Safari 4-4.1.1 and 5-5.0.1 Floating-Point Data Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 43047
Secunia: 41856

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/24/2021 06:44 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (38), 04/20/2017 02:12 PM (29), 09/24/2021 06:29 PM (6), 09/24/2021 06:37 PM (9), 09/24/2021 06:44 PM (1)
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