Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 5.0.5

high Nessus Plugin ID 53410


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


The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote Mac OS X host is earlier than 5.0.5. As such, it is potentially affected by several issues :

- An integer overflow issue in the handling of nodesets could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.

- A use-after-free issue in the handling of text nodes could lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Apple Safari 5.0.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53410

File Name: macosx_Safari5_0_5.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 4/14/2011

Updated: 7/14/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1290, CVE-2011-1344

BID: 46822, 46849