Apple iOS Safari security bypass
|appleios-safari-security-bypass (59634)||Medium Risk|
Apple iOS could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of the Accept Cookies preference by Safari. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to set cookies even when the Accept Cookies preference is set to "From visited" or "Never".
Upgrade to the latest version of Apple iOS (4.0 or later), available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of iOS 4.
- BID-41016: RETIRED: Apple iPhone/iPod touch Prior to iOS 4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- BID-41065: Apple iPhone/iPod touch Prior to iOS 4 Safari Security Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1755: Safari in Apple iOS before 4 on the iPhone and iPod touch does not properly implement the Accept Cookies preference, which makes it easier for remote web servers to track users via a cookie.
- OSVDB ID: 65705: Apple iOS Safari on iPhone / iPod Accept Cookies Preference Implementation Weakness
- SA40257: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0.0 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0.1 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2
- Apple iPhone OS 2.0.2 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 2.1
- Apple iPhone OS 2.1 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 3.0
- Apple iPhone OS 3.0 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 3.1 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 3.1
- Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2 iPodtouch
- Apple iPhone OS 3.1.2
- Apple iPhone OS 3.1.3
Jun 21, 2010
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