CVE-2009-1708

HIGH

Description

Apple Safari before 4.0 does not prevent calls to the open-help-anchor URL handler by web sites, which allows remote attackers to open arbitrary local help files, and execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information, via a crafted call.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html

http://osvdb.org/55011

http://secunia.com/advisories/35379

http://securitytracker.com/id?1022345

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35260

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35351

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-06-10

Updated: 2009-06-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:0.8:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:0.9:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.0.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:1.3.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:2.0.4:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.2:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.1:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.3:-:mac:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:-:mac:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.0_beta (inclusive)

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.3:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.0.4:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.1.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.1:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:3.2.2:-:windows:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:-:windows:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.2.3 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
39339Safari < 4.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
39338Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 4.0NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
5046Safari < 4.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
800993Safari < 4.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high