Apple Safari up to 4.0.5 information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 4.0.5 (Web Browser). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

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, follows multiple redirections during form submission, which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information by recording the form data.

The weakness was published 06/11/2010 by Masahiro Yamada (TippingPoint) with Context Information Security (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2010-1764. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/15/2021). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46837 (Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 5.0 / 4.1), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks.

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 databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-26703) and Tenable (46837). Similar entries are available at 4138, 4177, 53588 and 53587.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 46837
Nessus Name: Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 5.0 / 4.1
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OpenVAS ID: 801362
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities (June-10)
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05/06/2010 🔍
06/07/2010 +32 days 🔍
06/11/2010 +4 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-2010-1764 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 26703 - Apple Safari \x3C 5.0 Sensitive Information Disclosure Related to Redirections During Form Submission, Medium
SecurityFocus: 40620 - RETIRED: Apple Safari Prior to 5.0 and 4.1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 40105

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/15/2021 02:50 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (58), 03/02/2017 11:00 AM (11), 09/15/2021 02:49 PM (6), 09/15/2021 02:50 PM (1)
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