2009-2842 | Apple Safari cross-site request forgery (HT3949 / BID-36994)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Apple Safari (Web Browser). This issue affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site request forgery vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-352. Impacted is confidentiality. An attacker might be able force legitimate users to initiate unwanted actions within the web application.
The weakness was disclosed 11/12/2009 with Apple as HT3949 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-2842 since 08/17/2009. 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. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42477 (Mac OS X : Apple Safari MacOS X Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 3.1.0b eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site request forgery
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Safari 3.1.0b
11/11/2009 +86 days 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1941 days 🔍
08/27/2021 +2354 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.apple.com/
Vulnerability Center: 24147 – Apple Safari x3C 4.0.4 Menu Options Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability, Low
SecurityFocus: 36994 – Apple Safari Shortcut Menu Options Information Disclosure Vulnerability
OSVDB: 59942 – Apple Safari Link Open Shortcut Menu Options Arbitrary HTML File Remote Disclosure
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