Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 9.1.3 WebKit Memory Corruption RCE

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A web browser installed on the remote host is affected by a remote
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
prior to 9.1.3. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution
vulnerability in WebKit due to a memory corruption issue. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a
user to visit a malicious website, to cause a denial of service
condition or execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207131
http://www.nessus.org/u?dade65f4

Solution :

Upgrade to Apple Safari version 9.1.3 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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93593 ()

Bugtraq ID: 92653

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4657

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