84207 : WebKit Canonicalization URL Handling location.href Property XSS Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-07-25

Description

WebKit contains a flaw that is triggered when a canonicalization error occurs during the handling of URLs. This may allow a remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks against websites using the location.href property.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Third-Party Solution
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

OSVDB is not currently aware of a solution for this vulnerability.

Upgrade to Apple Safari version 6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Apple Inc.
Safari
5.1.7

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-07-26 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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