A vulnerability in the way Apple Mac OS X handles specially crafted URLs may allow an attacker to execute script in the context of another site..
According to Apple Safari 3.1.1:
An issue exists in WebKit's handling of URLs containing a colon character in the host name. Opening a maliciously crafted URL may lead to a cross-site scripting attack. This update addresses the issue through improved handling of URLs.
This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute script in the context of another site.
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This issue is adressed in Apple Safari 3.1.1. Apple credits Robert Swiecki of the Google Security Team, and David Bloom for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2008-04-18|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-04-18 19:58 UTC|