Intrusion Prevention

Apple.WebKit.Option.Element.ContentEditable.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Code Execution vulnerability in Apple Webkit.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a freed "contentEditable" element. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Apple's Safari 4.0.4

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the vendor's web site:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196

CVE References

CVE-2010-1396