Vulnerability CVE-2007-0478


Published: 2007-01-24   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
WebCore on Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.10, as used in Safari, does not properly parse HTML comments in TITLE elements, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and bypass some XSS protection schemes by embedding certain HTML tags within an HTML comment.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Apple -> Safari 
Apple -> Webcore 

 References:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2007/Jul/msg00004.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018494
http://www.beanfuzz.com/wordpress/?p=99
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/457763/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25159
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2732
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31846

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