Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 9.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
prior to 9.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities exist in
WebKit due to improper validation of user-supplied
input. A remote attacker, via a specially crafted
website, can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary
code or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-1723,
CVE-2016-1724, CVE-2016-1725, CVE-2016-1726,

- A flaw exists in the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
implementation in WebKit CSS when handling the
'a:visited button' CSS selector while evaluating the
height of the containing element. A remote attacker
can exploit this, via a crafted website, to obtain
sensitive browser history information. (CVE-2016-1728)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple Safari version 9.0.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88597 ()

Bugtraq ID: 81263

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1723

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