Safari < 4.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801003


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The version of Safari installed on the remote host is earlier than 4.0.4. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- An integer overflow exists in the handling of images with an embedded color profile, which may lead to a heap buffer overflow. (CVE-2009-2804)

- Multiple use-after-free issues exist in libxml2, the most serious of which may lead to an unexpected application termination. (CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416)

- An issue exists in Safari's handling of navigations initiated via the "Open Image in New Tab", "Open Image in New Window", or "Open Link in New Tab" shortcut menu options. Using these options within a maliciously crafted website could load a local HTML file, leading to the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2009-2842)

- An issue exists in WebKit's implementation of Cross-Origin Resource Sharing which could lead to cross-site request forger attacks. (CVE-2009-2816)

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in WebKit's handling of FTP directory listings. Accessing a maliciously crafted FTP server may lead to information disclosure, unexpected application termination, or execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-3384)

- When WebKit encounters an HTML 5 Media Element pointing to an external resource, it does not issue a resource load callback to determine if the resource should be loaded. This may result in undesired requests to remote servers. (CVE-2009-2841)

IAVT Reference : 2009-T-0049
STIG Finding Severity : Category I


Upgrade to Safari 4.0.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801003

Family: Web Clients

Published: 11/11/2009

Updated: 11/11/2009

Nessus ID: 42477, 42478

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/11/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3384, CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416, CVE-2009-2841, CVE-2009-2816, CVE-2009-2804, CVE-2009-2842

BID: 36996, 36010, 36997, 36995, 36994