Safari for iOS vulnerable to denial-of-service


Safari for iOS contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Shuichiro Suzuki of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Apple Inc.
  • iOS (Safari contained in iOS versions prior to 5.0)


A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service (DoS).

[Update the software]
Update to the latest version of iOS according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

Apple Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)


  1. JVN : JVN#15549168
Revision History

  • [2011/12/15]
      Web page was published