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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Safari Browser Multi-Window Browsing Errors Let Remote Users Spoof Sites
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011841
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011841
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 21 2004
Impact:   Modification of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2.3 (v125.9)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Safari browser when multiple windows are open. A remote user may be able to spoof web page functions.

Secunia Research reported that when a target user has multiple windows open, an inactive window can issue a dialog box that will be displayed even though the target user is currently viewing a different window. As a result, a remote user may be able to spoof functions on the web site in the active window.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_dialog_box_spoofing_test/

Impact:   A remote user may be able to spoof web page functions.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Open UNIX-SCO)

Message History:   None.


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