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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari setInterval() Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof the Address Bar
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026775
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-3844   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 9 2012
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.5 (7533.21.1); possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can determine the installation path.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in the setInterval() function and spoof the address bar display.

Krystian Kloskowski (h07) reported this vulnerability via Secunia.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof the address bar URL.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a partial fix (5.1.2 (7534.52.7)).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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