Apple Safari HTTP request information disclosure
|safari-http-request-information-disclosure (58620)||Low Risk|
Apple Safari could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the inclusion of HTTP basic authentication credentials in an HTTP request. By persuading a victim to visit a Web site that requires HTTP basic authentication, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple Safari (5.0 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: Safari.
- CVE-2010-1940: Apple Safari 4.0.5 on Windows sends the Authorization: Basic header appropriate for one web site to a different web site named in a Location header received from the first site, which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information by logging HTTP requests. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 64702: Apple Safari on Windows HTTP Authorization: Basic Header Logging Cross-domain Information Disclosure
- SA39670: Apple Safari parent.close() Code Execution Vulnerability
- SA40110: Apple Safari HTTP Basic Authentication Information Disclosure
- Apple Safari 4.0.5
May 11, 2010
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