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CVE-2008-3170 Detail

Description

Apple Safari allows web sites to set cookies for country-specific top-level domains, such as co.uk and com.au, which could allow remote attackers to perform a session fixation attack and hijack a user's HTTP session, aka "Cross-Site Cooking," a related issue to CVE-2004-0746, CVE-2004-0866, and CVE-2004-0867.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/14/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kuza55.blogspot.com/2008/07/some-random-safari-notes.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Dec/msg00000.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30192
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020539
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-350A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3444
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43839

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3170
NVD Published Date:
07/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017