Safari < 3.2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 38745
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Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Safari installed on the remote Windows host is earlier than 3.2.3. Such versions are potentially affected by several issues :

- A heap-based buffer overflow issue in the libxml library when handling long entity names could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2008-3529)

- Multiple input validation issues exist in Safari's handling of 'feed:' URLs, which could be abused to execute arbitrary JavaScript code. (CVE-2009-0162)

- A memory corruption issue in WebKit's handling of SVGList objects could lead to arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2009-0945)

- The browser uses the HTTP Host header to determine the context of a 4xx/5xx CONNECT response from a proxy server.
This could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of a legitimate server, circumventing the browser's same-origin policy. (CVE-2009-2058)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 3.2.3 or later.

See Also

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/publication/pretty-bad-proxy-an-overlooked-adversary-in-browsers-https-deployments/?from=http%3A%2F%2Fresearch.microsoft.com%2Fapps%2Fpubs%2Fdefault.aspx%3Fid%3D79323

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT3550

https://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00000.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38745

File Name: safari_3_2_3.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/13/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: safari_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

Required KB Items: SMB/Safari/FileVersion

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3529, CVE-2009-0162, CVE-2009-0945, CVE-2009-2058

BID: 31126, 34924, 34925, 35380

Secunia: 35056

CWE: 79, 94, 119, 287