Mac OS X : Safari < 5.0.5

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Safari installed on the remote Mac OS X host is earlier
than 5.0.5. As such, it is potentially affected by several issues :

- An integer overflow issue in the handling of nodesets
could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2011-1290)

- A use-after-free issue in the handling of text nodes
could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2011-1344)

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4596
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Apr/msg00002.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Safari 5.0.5 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53410 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46822
46849

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1290
CVE-2011-1344