CVE-2010-3813 Detail

Current Description

The WebCore::HTMLLinkElement::process function in WebCore/html/HTMLLinkElement.cpp in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 5.0.3 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1.3 on Mac OS X 10.4; webkitgtk before 1.2.6; and possibly other products does not verify whether DNS prefetching is enabled when processing an HTML LINK element, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, as demonstrated by an HTML e-mail message that uses a LINK element for X-Confirm-Reading-To functionality.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052906.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4455 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/63622
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:039
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0177.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3046
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0216
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0552
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42500
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667024
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12293

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3813
NVD Published Date:
11/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
MITRE