Safari < 4.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 39767
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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 4.0.2. Such versions are potentially affected by two issues :

- A vulnerability in WebKit's handling of parent and top objects may allow for cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2009-1724)

- A memory corruption issue in WebKit's handling of numeric character references could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2009-1725)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 4.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3666

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jul/msg00000.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/17297

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39767

File Name: safari_4_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/9/2009

Updated: 7/27/2018

Dependencies: safari_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1724, CVE-2009-1725

BID: 35441, 35607

CWE: 79, 189