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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2401

Original release date: 06/25/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CRLF injection vulnerability in WebCore in Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4.9 and later, and iPhone before 1.0.1, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers via LF characters in an XMLHttpRequest request, which are not filtered when serializing headers via the setRequestHeader function. NOTE: this issue can be leveraged for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305759
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25786
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2731
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306173
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.westpoint.ltd.uk/advisories/wp-07-0002.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-06-22
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: macos-xmlhttprequest-header-injection(35017)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36449
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070625 Safari XMLHttpRequest HTTP header injection
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#845708
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018281
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26287
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2316
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2296
External Source: BID
Name: 24598
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)