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Apple Safari security update for CVE-2009-1699

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2012
Modified
12/05/2016

Description

The XSL stylesheet implementation in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, and iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1 does not properly handle XML external entities, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted DTD, as demonstrated by a file:///etc/passwd URL in an entity declaration, related to an "XXE attack."

Solution(s)

  • apple-safari-upgrade-4_0
  • apple-safari-windows-uninstall

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