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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2012-0640

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.1.4 does not properly implement "From third parties and advertisers" cookie blocking, which makes it easier for remote web servers to track users via a cookie.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published