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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari AutoFill Discloses Potentially Sensitive Information to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024242
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1796   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 28 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jul 23 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 4, 5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will access information from the personal Address Book cards on the target user's system.

The vendor was notified on June 17, 2010.

Patrice Neff and Jeremiah Grossman reported this vulnerability.

Demonstration exploit code is available at:

The original advisories are available at:

Impact:   A remote user can obtain information from the personal address book cards.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.1.1, 5.0.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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