Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Safari.JavaScript.Eval.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a denial of service vulnerability in Apple Safari.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a web page including misused "eval" function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the vulnerable software.

Affected Products

Safari 3.2.3

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-2009-3272