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