Bug 484197 (CVE-2008-6059) - CVE-2008-6059 WebKit: Sensitive information disclosure from cookies via XMLHttpRequest calls
Summary: CVE-2008-6059 WebKit: Sensitive information disclosure from cookies via XMLH...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2008-6059
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/3856...
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-02-05 11:18 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-23 22:56:51 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2009-02-05 11:18:57 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-6059 to
the following vulnerability:

xml/XMLHttpRequest.cpp in WebCore in WebKit before r38566 does not
properly restrict access from web pages to the (1) Set-Cookie and (2)
Set-Cookie2 HTTP response headers, which allows remote attackers to
obtain sensitive information from cookies via XMLHttpRequest calls,
related to the HTTPOnly protection mechanism.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-6059
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/38566/trunk/WebCore/xml/XMLHttpRequest.cpp
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10957

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-02-05 11:20:30 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the WebKit package, as shipped
with Fedora releases of 9 and 10.

Please fix.

This issue does NOT affect the version of the WebKit package, as shipped
with Fedora release of devel.

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2010-12-23 22:56:51 UTC
This is fixed in the latest webkit packages we provide in Fedora and RHEL6.


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