Apple WebKit Gadgets access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apple WebKit (Web Browser) (affected version not known). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Gadgets. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

WebKit does not properly restrict focus changes, which allows remote attackers to read keystrokes via "cross-domain IFRAME gadgets," a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1126, CVE-2010-1422, and CVE-2010-2295.

The weakness was shared 06/24/2010 as Bug 552255 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-2441 since 06/24/2010. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 09/18/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75630 (openSUSE Security Update : libwebkit (openSUSE-SU-2011:0482-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165191 (SUSE Security Update for Multiple Packages (SUSE-SR:2011:009)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (59767) and Tenable (75630).






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 75630
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : libwebkit (openSUSE-SU-2011:0482-1)
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Advisory: Bug 552255
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-2441 (🔍)
X-Force: 59767
Vulnerability Center: 31531 - WebKit Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability via a \, Medium
Secunia: 43068 - SUSE update for Multiple Packages, Highly Critical
Vupen: ADV-2011-0212


Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/18/2021 05:20 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (59), 03/23/2017 07:31 AM (10), 09/18/2021 05:20 PM (3)
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