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CVE-2015-5859 Detail

Current Description

The CFNetwork HTTPProtocol component in Apple iOS before 9 and OS X before 10.11 does not properly recognize the HSTS preload list during a Safari private-browsing session, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2015
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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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://support.apple.com/HT205212 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205267

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5859
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2015