Spoofing attack in Apple Safari



Published: 2020-10-21
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-9987
CWE-ID CWE-451
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Apple Safari
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Spoofing attack

EUVDB-ID: #VU47851

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9987

CWE-ID: CWE-451 - User Interface (UI) Misrepresentation of Critical Information (Clickjacking, spoofing)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data in the address bar. A remote attacker can spoof page content and obfuscate the true source of data as presented in the browser.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple Safari: All versions

Apple iOS: 13.6 17G68

CPE2.3 External links

http://blog.rapid7.com/2020/10/20/vulntober-multiple-mobile-browser-address-bar-spoofing-vulnerabilities/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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