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Apple Safari Stylesheet Redirection Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2010-01-22    Last Update:  2010-06-08    Views:  7,106

Secunia Advisory SA37931

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Partial Fix

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Cesar Cerrudo has discovered a vulnerability in Apple Safari, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application following redirects for stylesheets and allowing to read the target URL. This can be exploited on sites that use redirects to URLs containing potentially sensitive information e.g. within the query string.

This is related to vulnerability #8 in:
SA28758

NOTE: This does not affect redirects to URLs using HTTPS.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 4.0.4 and 4.0.5 on Windows. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 4.1 (available only for Mac OS X v10.4 systems) or upgrade to version 5.0.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Cesar Cerrudo

Original Advisory:
Cesar Cerrudo:
http://nomoreroot.blogspot.com/2010/01/little-bug-in-safari-and-google-chrome.html

Apple:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Apple Safari Stylesheet Redirection Information Disclosure

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Websafe

RE: Apple Safari Stylesheet Redirection Information Disclosure
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Websafe RE: Apple Safari Stylesheet Redirection Information Disclosure
Member 12th Mar, 2010 19:11
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User Since: 24th May 2009
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Last edited on 12th Mar, 2010 19:11
Apple has released a new version of its internet browser Safari (4.0.5)
Download: http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

Does this new version resolve the vulnerability mentioned in Secunia Advisory SA37931?

Have a nice day,
Websafe.
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