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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0478

Original release date: 01/24/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018494
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23893
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26235
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070123 Safari Improperly Parses HTML Documents & BlogSpot XSS vulnerability
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32712
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2732
External Source: XF
Name: safari-html-xss(31846)
External Source: BID
Name: 25159
External Source: XF
Name: safari-html-comment-xss(31846)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.beanfuzz.com/wordpress/?p=99
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-07-31

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)