Mac OS X : Safari < 6.0.4 SVG File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800995
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The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability


The remote Mac OS X host has Safari installed.

Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.4 are reportedly affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability in WebKit related to handling SVG files that can be exploited by tricking a victim into visiting a specially crafted web page


Upgrade to Safari 6.0.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800995

Family: Web Clients

Published: 4/17/2013

Updated: 4/17/2013

Nessus ID: 66000

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 4/16/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0912

BID: 58388