CVE-2016-1858

MEDIUM
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Description

WebKit, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, Safari before 9.1.1, and tvOS before 9.2.1, improperly tracks taint attributes, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00005.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137229/WebKitGTK-Code-Execution-Denial-Of-Service-Memory-Corruption.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538522/100/0/threaded

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035888

https://support.apple.com/HT206564

https://support.apple.com/HT206565

https://support.apple.com/HT206568

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-20

Updated: 2019-03-25

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
93511Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : webkit2gtk vulnerabilities (USN-3079-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
9337Apple TV < 9.2.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorInternet Services
high
9332Apple iOS < 9.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
91311Apple TV < 9.2.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
high
91225Apple iOS < 9.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high
91221Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 9.1.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high