54996 : Apple Safari Web Inspector Page Inspection XSS
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Apple Safari Web Inspector contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate scripts in a page being inspected by Web Inspector. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted page that would execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related


Upgrade to version 4.0 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


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  • Pengsu Cheng - Wuhan University

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-06-11 | Disagree?

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