76552 : WebKit HTMLPlugInImageElement::allowedToLoadFrameURL JavaScript URI Same Origin Policy Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-10-25

Description

WebKit contains a flaw in the 'HTMLPlugInImageElement::allowedToLoadFrameURL' function [WebCore/html/HTMLPlugInImageElement.cpp] as it accepts JavaScript URIs. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can bypass the same-origin policy restrictions.

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 1.8.0, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 15.0.874.102, Apple iOS version 5.1, and Apple Safari 5.1.4, or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Google, Inc.
Chrome
14.0.835.202
The WebKitGTK+ Team
WebKitGTK+
1.6.x
Apple Inc.
Safari
5.1.3
Apple iOS
5.0.1
5.0.1
5.0.1

References

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-10-26 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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