Apple Mac OS X CFNetwork information disclosure
|macosx-cfnetwork-info-disclosure (42708)||Low Risk|
Apple Mac OS X could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in CFNetwork during Safari SSL client certificate handling. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site that issues a client certificate request, an attacker could obtain the first client certificate found in the keychain.
Apply Security Update 2008-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Security Update 2008-003 / Mac OS X 10.5.3.
- BID-29412: RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- BID-29493: Apple Mac OS X CFNetwork SSL Client Certificate Handling Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-1580: CFNetwork in Safari in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3 automatically sends an SSL client certificate in response to a web server's certificate request, which allows remote web sites to obtain sensitive information (Subject data) from personally identifiable certificates, and use arbitrary certificates to track user activities across domains, a related issue to CVE-2007-4879.
- SA30430: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020134: Mac OS X CFNetwork Certificate Processing Bug Discloses Client Certificates to Remote Users
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
May 28, 2008
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