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CVE-2016-1849 Detail

Description

The "Clear History and Website Data" feature in Apple Safari before 9.1.1, as used in iOS before 9.3.2 and other products, mishandles the deletion of browsing history, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging read access to a Safari directory.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/20/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035888
https://support.apple.com/HT206565 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206568 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1849
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2016