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: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/18/2008

Updated: 4/27/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2008-1010


Risk Factor: Critical

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/17/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2008

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