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CVE-2010-3796 Detail

Description

Safari RSS in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 and 10.6.x before 10.6.5 does not block Java applets in an RSS feed, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a feed: URL containing an applet that performs DOM modifications.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/16/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3796
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2010
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2010