Safari < 3.2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5024
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors

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 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)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 3.2.3 or later.

See Also

http://research.microsoft.com/apps/pubs/default.aspx?id=79323

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3550

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5024

Family: Web Clients

Published: 8/18/2004

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3705

Nessus ID: 38745

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

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

BID: 34924, 31126, 34925