Vulnerability Note VU#289988
Apple Safari cross-domain HTTP redirection race condition
Apple Safari contains a race condition when handling HTTP redirection when updating pages. This can allow a cross-domain violation.
Note that this vulnerability is reported to only be in the Safari 3 beta, which is available for Mac OS X 10.4.9, Windows XP, and Vista.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page, an HTML email message, or an email attachment), an attacker may be able to execute script or obtain full access to content in a different domain. The impact is similar to that of a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This includes the ability to spoof or modify web content, access website information such as cookies, or retrieve data from an encrypted HTTPS connection. For a more detailed description of the impact of cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, please see CERT Advisory CA-2000-02.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||25 Jun 2007|
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This vulnerability was reported by Apple, who in turn credit Lawrence Lai, Stan Switzer, and Ed Rowe of Adobe Systems, Inc.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-2400
- Date Public: 25 Jun 2007
- Date First Published: 25 Jun 2007
- Date Last Updated: 21 Sep 2007
- Severity Metric: 0.47
- Document Revision: 11
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