Safari < 5.1.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6483


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


The remote host has Safari installed.

Versions of Safari earlier than 5.1.7 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- Two unspecified errors that can allow malicious sites to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3056)

- An unspecified memory corruption error exists that can allows malicious sites to crash the application or potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0672)

- A state-tracking issue exists that can allow malicious sites to populate HTML form values of other sites with arbitrary data. (CVE-2012-0676)


Upgrade to Safari 5.1.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6483

Family: Web Clients

Published: 5/10/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 59068, 59069

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


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:/a:apple:safari

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/9/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3046, CVE-2011-3056, CVE-2012-0672, CVE-2012-0676

BID: 52369, 53407, 53404, 53446