Apple Safari up to 4.0.5 access control

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 4.0.5 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4, allows remote attackers to bypass intended restrictions on outbound connections to "non-default TCP ports" via a crafted port number, related to an "integer truncation issue." NOTE: this may overlap CVE-2010-1099.

The weakness was released 06/11/2010 by Masahiro Yamada (TippingPoint) with Context Information Security (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-1408. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/15/2021). This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 47037 (Apple iTunes < 9.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 10148.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (47037).







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 47037
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 9.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 801362
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities (June-10)
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04/15/2010 🔍
06/07/2010 +53 days 🔍
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Advisory: USN-1006-1
Researcher: Masahiro Yamada (TippingPoint)
Organization: Context Information Security
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-1408 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 26197 - Apple Safari \x3C 5.0 WebKit Non-Default TCP Ports Restrictions Bypass via a Crafted Port Number, Medium
SecurityFocus: 40620 - RETIRED: Apple Safari Prior to 5.0 and 4.1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 40105


Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/15/2021 11:30 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (58), 02/28/2017 11:16 AM (11), 09/15/2021 11:24 AM (6), 09/15/2021 11:30 AM (1)
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