Apple Safari RSS feed information disclosure
|safari-rss-feed-info-disclosure (47917)||Low Risk|
Apple Safari could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of Safari RSS feeds. By persuading a victim to click on a specially-crafted URL, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain passwords, cookies or other sensitive information.
Refer to Apply Security Update 2009-001 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.
- Apple Safari Web site: Apple - Safari.
- Apple Security Update 2009-001: About the security content of Security Update 2009-001.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Safari 3.2.2 for Windows.
- Brian Mastenbrook Web site: Brian Mastenbrook: Disclosure of information vulnerability in Safari.
- BID-33234: Apple Safari 'feed:' URI Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2009-0123: Unspecified vulnerability in Apple Safari on Mac OS X 10.5 and Windows allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files on a client machine via vectors related to the association of Safari with the (1) feed, (2) feeds, and (3) feedsearch URL types for RSS feeds. NOTE: as of 20090114, the only disclosure is a vague pre-advisory. However, because it is from a well-known researcher, it is being assigned a CVE identifier for tracking purposes.
- OSVDB ID: 51405: Apple Safari RSS Feed URL Handling Information Disclosure
- SA33458: Apple Safari RSS Feed URL Handling Information Disclosure
- SECTRACK ID: 1021581: Safari RSS Feed Bug Discloses Files to Remote Users
- Apple Safari 3
- Apple Safari 3 Beta
- Apple Safari 3.0.1 Beta
- Apple Safari 3.0.2 Beta
- Apple Safari 3.0.3
- Apple Safari 3.0.4 Beta
- Apple Safari 3.1
- Apple Safari 3.1.1
- Apple Safari 3.1.2
Jan 11, 2009
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