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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2014-1297

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 6.1.3 and 7.x before 7.0.3, does not properly validate WebProcess IPC messages, which allows remote attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism and read arbitrary files by leveraging WebProcess access.

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

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published