WebKit XMLHttpRequest.cpp information disclosure
|webkit-xmlhttprequest-info-disclosure (48575)||Low Risk|
WebKit could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by insecure restrictions on the Set-Cookie and Set-Cookie2 HTTP response headers. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using XMLHttpRequest calls to gain unauthorized access to the victim's cookies and obtain sensitive information.
Refer to WebKit Bugzilla Bug 10957 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- WebKit Bugzilla Bug 10957: HttpOnly Cookie Option.
- Webkite SVN Repository: Changeset 38566 for trunk/WebCore/xml/XMLHttpRequest.cpp.
- BID-33804: WebKit XMLHttpRequest Cookie Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-6059: xml/XMLHttpRequest.cpp in WebCore in WebKit before r38566 does not properly restrict access from web pages to the (1) Set-Cookie and (2) Set-Cookie2 HTTP response headers, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from cookies via XMLHttpRequest calls, related to the HTTPOnly protection mechanism.
- OSVDB ID: 56435: WebKit WebCore xml/XMLHttpRequest.cpp Set-Cookie HTTP Response Header Restriction Weakness
- Apple WebKit
Nov 18, 2008
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