Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 3.1

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 31604


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


The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote host is older than version 3.1.

The remote version of this software contains several security vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or launch a cross-site scripting attack on the remote host.

To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to lure a victim into visiting a rogue website or opening a malicious HTML file.


Upgrade to Apple Safari 3.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31604

File Name: macosx_Safari31.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2008/03/18

Updated: 2019/05/28

Dependencies: 125406

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score from a more in depth analysis done by tenable

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1002, CVE-2008-1003, CVE-2008-1004, CVE-2008-1005, CVE-2008-1006, CVE-2008-1007, CVE-2008-1008, CVE-2008-1009, CVE-2008-1010, CVE-2008-1011

BID: 28326, 28328, 28330, 28332, 28335, 28336, 28337, 28338, 28342, 28347, 28356

CWE: 79