macOS : Apple Safari < 10.1.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100355

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 10.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified flaw exists in the history menu functionality. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition.
(CVE-2017-2495)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist in the WebKit component due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website, to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-2496, CVE-2017-2505, CVE-2017-2506, CVE-2017-2514, CVE-2017-2515, CVE-2017-2521, CVE-2017-2525, CVE-2017-2526, CVE-2017-2530, CVE-2017-2531, CVE-2017-2538, CVE-2017-2539, CVE-2017-2544, CVE-2017-2547, CVE-2017-6980, CVE-2017-6984)

- A memory corruption issue exists in the WebKit Web Inspector component that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-2499)

- An address bar spoofing vulnerability exists due to improper state management. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to spoof the address in the address bar. (CVE-2017-2500, CVE-2017-2511)

- Multiple universal cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities exist in WebKit due to improper handling of WebKit Editor commands, container nodes, pageshow events, frame loading, and cached frames. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted web page, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session. (CVE-2017-2504, CVE-2017-2508, CVE-2017-2510, CVE-2017-2528, CVE-2017-2549)

- Multiple unspecified flaws exist in WebKit that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code by using specially crafted web content. (CVE-2017-2536)

Solution

Upgrade to Apple Safari version 10.1.1 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207804

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a320df7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100355

File Name: macosx_Safari10_1_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/05/23

Updated: 2019/11/13

Dependencies: 31604

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6984

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/Safari/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2495, CVE-2017-2496, CVE-2017-2499, CVE-2017-2500, CVE-2017-2504, CVE-2017-2505, CVE-2017-2506, CVE-2017-2508, CVE-2017-2510, CVE-2017-2511, CVE-2017-2514, CVE-2017-2515, CVE-2017-2521, CVE-2017-2525, CVE-2017-2526, CVE-2017-2528, CVE-2017-2530, CVE-2017-2531, CVE-2017-2536, CVE-2017-2538, CVE-2017-2539, CVE-2017-2544, CVE-2017-2547, CVE-2017-2549, CVE-2017-6980, CVE-2017-6984

BID: 98454, 98455, 98456, 98470, 98473, 98474

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2017-05-15-7