84209 : WebKit File URL Handling Sandbox Bypass Arbitrary File Access Weakness
Printer | http://osvdb.org/84209 | Email This | Edit Vulnerability

Views This Week Views All Time Added to OSVDB Last Modified Modified (since 2008) Percent Complete
7 754 over 1 year ago about 1 year ago 2 times 100%

Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-07-25

Description

WebKit contains a flaw related to the handling of 'file://' URLs. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to bypass sandbox restrictions and gain access to potentially sensitive files.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Third-Party Solution
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Vuln Dependent, 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 = 7.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-07-26 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

Comments

No Comments.

The database information may change without any notice. Use of the information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition, and there are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the copyright holder or distributor (OSVDB or OSF) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

© Copyright 2002 - 2014 Open Sourced Vulnerability Database (OSVDB), All Rights Reserved.
License - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use