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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari WebKit Flaw Lets Remote Users Fill Out Form Inputs on a Target Web Page for a Target User
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027053
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027053
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0676   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2012
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.1.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can cause form inputs to be filled out on a target web page.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will populate form inputs on a target web page with arbitrary values.

Andreas Akre Solberg of UNINETT AS, Aaron Roots of Deakin University ITSD, and Tyler Goen reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target user's browser to populate form inputs on a target web page with arbitrary values.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 (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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