Apple iOS up to 10.2.0 WebKit Frame::setDocument information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iOS up to 10.2.0 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects the function Frame::setDocument of the component WebKit. 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 bug was discovered 01/19/2017. The weakness was shared 01/23/2017 by lokihardt with Google Project Zero as HT207482 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-2364 since 12/01/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK. The advisory points out:

A validation issue existed in the handling of page loading. This issue was addressed through improved logic.

After 3 months, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 99167 (macOS : Apple Safari < 10.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370283 (Apple Safari 10.0.3 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2017-01-23-5)).

Upgrading to version 10.2.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (99167) and Exploit-DB (41799). The entries 95903, 95883, 95902 and 95912 are related to this item.







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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 99167
Nessus Name: macOS : Apple Safari < 10.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 800100
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 February17
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Upgrade: iOS 10.2.1


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Advisory: HT207482
Researcher: lokihardt
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-2364 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037668
SecurityFocus: 95725 - WebKit CVE-2017-2364 Cross-Origin Security Bypass Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-2364 - Apple - Multiple Products - Security Bypass Issue

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Created: 01/25/2017 11:39 AM
Updated: 11/03/2022 03:43 PM
Changes: 01/25/2017 11:39 AM (80), 08/25/2020 07:05 PM (16), 11/03/2022 03:43 PM (4)
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