CVE-2009-2420

MEDIUM

Description

Apple Safari 3.2.3 does not properly implement the file: protocol handler, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service (launch of multiple Windows Explorer instances) via vectors involving an unspecified HTML tag, possibly a related issue to CVE-2009-1703.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504480/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35482

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-07-09

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM