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WebKit HTTPS Referer Header Passing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7197

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.6 and Windows and before 4.1 on Mac OS X 10.4 sends an https URL in the Referer header of an http request in certain circumstances involving https to http redirection which allows remote HTTP servers to obtain potentially sensitive information via standard HTTP logging a related issue to CVE-2010-0660.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1406
Product(s):
  • Apple Safari