Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 5.1.10 Memory Corruptions

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69879
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The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by two memory corruption vulnerabilities.


The version of Apple Safari installed on the remote Mac OS X 10.6 host is earlier than 5.1.10. It is, therefore, potentially affected by two memory corruption vulnerabilities in JavaScriptCore's JSArray::sort() method. By tricking a user into visiting a malicious website, an attacker could leverage these issues to cause an application crash or to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Apple Safari 5.1.10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69879

File Name: macosx_Safari5_1_10.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/13/2013

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: macosx_Safari31.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/12/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3748, CVE-2013-0997

BID: 56362, 59958

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-2