Apple Safari HTMl spoofing

safari-html-spoofing (59830) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Apple Safari could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks, caused by the improper management of the address bar when requesting to open a URL and the content of a new document. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted HTML document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to spoof the URL displayed in the address bar.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Apple Web site: Safari.
  • Bugzilla@Mozilla Bug 556957: (CVE-2010-1206) Address bar spoofing possible via window.open() + HTTP 204 responses or window.stop().
  • CVE-2010-2454: Apple Safari does not properly manage the address bar between the request to open a URL and the retrieval of the new document's content, which might allow remote attackers to conduct spoofing attacks via a crafted HTML document, a related issue to CVE-2010-1206.

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Safari

Reported:

Jun 26, 2010

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