CVE-2010-3813

MEDIUM

Description

The WebCore::HTMLLinkElement::process function in WebCore/html/HTMLLinkElement.cpp in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 5.0.3 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows, and before 4.1.3 on Mac OS X 10.4; webkitgtk before 1.2.6; and possibly other products does not verify whether DNS prefetching is enabled when processing an HTML LINK element, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, as demonstrated by an HTML e-mail message that uses a LINK element for X-Confirm-Reading-To functionality.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00002.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052906.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/42314

http://secunia.com/advisories/43068

http://secunia.com/advisories/43086

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4455

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456

http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/63622

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:039

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0177.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3046

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0212

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0216

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0552

https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42500

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667024

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12293

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-11-22

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM