Mac OS X : Safari < 6.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800999
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The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host has Safari installed.

Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.3 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling. (CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2013-0948, CVE-2013-0949, CVE-2013-0950, CVE-2013-0951, CVE-2013-0952, CVE-2013-0953, CVE-2013-0954, CVE-2013-0955, CVE-2013-0956, CVE-2013-0958, CVE-2013-0959, CVE-2013-0960, CVE-2013-0961)

- A cross-site scripting issue existed in the handling of frame elements. This issue was addressed through improved origin tracking. (CVE-2012-2889)

- A cross-site scripting issue existed in the handling of content pasted from a different origin. This issue was addressed through additional validation of pasted content. (CVE-2013-0962)


Upgrade to Safari 6.0.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800999

Family: Web Clients

Published: 3/15/2013

Updated: 3/15/2013

Nessus ID: 65579

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/27/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2013-0952, CVE-2013-0959, CVE-2013-0962, CVE-2013-0951, CVE-2013-0954, CVE-2013-0949, CVE-2013-0955, CVE-2012-2889, CVE-2013-0948, CVE-2013-0950, CVE-2013-0953, CVE-2013-0956, CVE-2013-0958, CVE-2013-0960, CVE-2013-0961

BID: 54203, 54749, 55676, 57576, 57580, 57581, 57582, 57583, 57584, 57585, 57586, 57587, 57588, 57589, 57590, 58495, 58496