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BlackBerry Device Software Browser Cross-Origin Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2010-10-04    Last Update:  2010-10-18    Views:  4,062

Secunia Advisory SA41536

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in BlackBerry Device Software, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and disclose sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to the browser not properly restricting cross-domain access, which can be exploited to access e.g. cookies of a web site that is embedded in an iframe.

The vulnerability is confirmed on a BlackBerry 9700 in version 5.0.0.593 (Platform 5.1.0.147).


Solution:
Do not browse untrusted web sites or follow links from untrusted sources.

Provided and/or discovered by:
599eme Man

Original Advisory:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/1009-exploits/blackberry-crossorigin.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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