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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1723

Original release date: 08/06/2009
Last revised: 06/24/2010


CFNetwork in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.8 places an incorrect URL in a certificate warning in certain 302 redirection scenarios, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into visiting an arbitrary https web site by leveraging an open redirect vulnerability, a different issue than CVE-2009-2062.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-218A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-21-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36096
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 35954
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4225
External Source: XF
Name: macosx-cfnetwork-weak-security(52418)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 56846
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2172
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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