76353 : WebKit DOMWindow::setLocation Inactive DOM Window Handling Universal XSS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-10-12
Time to Patch
14 days

Description

WebKit contains a flaw that allows a universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) attack. The issue exists because DOMWindow::setLocation does not understand that DOMWindow can be inactive, which allows using contentWindow.eval to construct a function with the context of the inactive window. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary script code in context of another domain.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 1.4.1, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

The WebKitGTK+ Team
WebKitGTK+
1.4.0

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-10-14 | Disagree?

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