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CVE-2007-0478 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:webcore:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0478
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018