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CVE-2009-1708 Detail

Current Description

Apple Safari before 4.0 does not prevent calls to the open-help-anchor URL handler by web sites, which allows remote attackers to open arbitrary local help files, and execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information, via a crafted call.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022345
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35260 Exploit Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35351
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:0.8:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:0.9:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.0.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.4:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.0_beta

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.2.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1708
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/19/2009