Mac OS X : Safari < 6.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801001

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Mac OS X host has Safari installed.

Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.2 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- A time-of-check-to-time-of-use issue in the handling of JavaScript array in WebKit could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-3748)

- A use-after-free issue in the handling of SVG images in WebKit code could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-5112)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 6.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5568

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Nov/msg00001.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/524579/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801001

File Name: 801001.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/11/26

Nessus ID: 62802

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3748, CVE-2012-5112

BID: 55867, 56362