Safari < 5.1.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6346
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The remote host contains a web browser that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host has Safari installed.

Versions of Safari earlier than 5.1.4 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- Look-alike characters in a URL could be used to masquerade a website. (CVE-2012-0584)

- Web page visits may be recorded in browser history even when private browsing is active. (CVE-2012-0585)

- Multiple cross-site scripting issues existed in WebKit. (CVE-2011-3881, CVE-2012-0586, CVE-2012-0587, CVE-2012-0588, CVE-2012-0589)

- A cross-origin issue existed in WebKit, which may allow cookies to be disclosed across origins. (CVE-2011-3887)

- Visiting a maliciously crafted website and dragging content with the mouse may lead to a cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2012-0590)

- Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. (CVE-2011-2825, CVE-2011-2833, CVE-2011-2846, CVE-2011-2847, CVE-2011-2854, CVE-2011-2855, CVE-2011-2857, CVE-2011-2860, CVE-2011-2866, CVE-2011-2867, CVE-2011-2868, CVE-2011-2869, CVE-2011-2870, CVE-2011-2871, CVE-2011-2872, CVE-2011-2873, CVE-2011-2877, CVE-2011-3885, CVE-2011-3888, CVE-2011-3897, CVE-2011-3908, CVE-2011-3909, CVE-2011-3928, CVE-2012-0591, CVE-2012-0592, CVE-2012-0593, CVE-2012-0594, CVE-2012-0595, CVE-2012-0596, CVE-2012-0597, CVE-2012-0598, CVE-2012-0599, CVE-2012-0600, CVE-2012-0601, CVE-2012-0602, CVE-2012-0603, CVE-2012-0604, CVE-2012-0605, CVE-2012-0606, CVE-2012-0607, CVE-2012-0608, CVE-2012-0609, CVE-2012-0610, CVE-2012-0611, CVE-2012-0612, CVE-2012-0613, CVE-2012-0614, CVE-2012-0615, CVE-2012-0616, CVE-2012-0617, CVE-2012-0618, CVE-2012-0619, CVE-2012-0620, CVE-2012-0621, CVE-2012-0622, CVE-2012-0623, CVE-2012-0624, CVE-2120-0625, CVE-2012-0626, CVE-2012-0627, CVE-2012-0628, CVE-2012-0629, CVE-2012-0630, CVE-2012-0631, CVE-2012-0632, CVE-2012-0633, CVE-2012-0635, CVE-2012-0636, CVE-2012-0637, CVE-2012-0638, CVE-2012-0639, CVE-2012-0648(

- Cookies may be set by third-parties, even when Safari is configured to block them. (CVE-2012-0640)

- If a site uses HTTP authentication and redirects to another site, the authentication credentials may be sent to the other site. (CVE-2012-0647)


Upgrade to Safari 5.1.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6346

Family: Web Clients

Published: 3/13/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3705

Nessus ID: 58322, 58323

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0625, CVE-2012-0606, CVE-2012-0616, CVE-2012-0600, CVE-2012-0609, CVE-2012-0623, CVE-2012-0630, CVE-2012-0602, CVE-2012-0633, CVE-2012-0604, CVE-2012-0601, CVE-2012-0594, CVE-2011-2869, CVE-2012-0586, CVE-2012-0596, CVE-2012-0595, CVE-2012-0618, CVE-2012-0608, CVE-2012-0599, CVE-2012-0619, CVE-2012-0590, CVE-2012-0621, CVE-2011-2872, CVE-2012-0591, CVE-2011-2873, CVE-2012-0587, CVE-2012-0613, CVE-2012-0605, CVE-2012-0589, CVE-2011-2870, CVE-2012-0603, CVE-2012-0632, CVE-2012-0628, CVE-2011-2867, CVE-2012-0597, CVE-2012-0610, CVE-2012-0607, CVE-2012-0626, CVE-2012-0592, CVE-2011-2833, CVE-2012-0615, CVE-2011-2871, CVE-2012-0612, CVE-2012-0611, CVE-2012-0624, CVE-2012-0620, CVE-2012-0598, CVE-2012-0635, CVE-2012-0585, CVE-2011-2868, CVE-2012-0614, CVE-2012-0627, CVE-2012-0629, CVE-2012-0593, CVE-2012-0640, CVE-2012-0647, CVE-2011-3897, CVE-2012-0584, CVE-2011-2825, CVE-2011-2846, CVE-2011-2847, CVE-2011-2854, CVE-2011-2855, CVE-2011-2857, CVE-2011-2860, CVE-2011-3928, CVE-2011-2866, CVE-2011-2877, CVE-2011-3881, CVE-2011-3885, CVE-2011-3887, CVE-2011-3888, CVE-2011-3908, CVE-2011-3909, CVE-2012-0617, CVE-2012-0631, CVE-2012-0636, CVE-2012-0637, CVE-2012-0638, CVE-2012-0639, CVE-2012-0648

BID: 52956, 52419, 52421, 52423