Safari < 6.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6582


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


The remote host has Safari installed. Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.1 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- A logic error in Safari's handling of the Quarantine attribute caused the safe mode not to be triggered on Quarantined files, which could lead to the disclosure of local file contents. (CVE-2012-3713)
- A rare condition in the handling of Form Autofill could lead to the disclosure of information from the Address Book 'Me' card that was not included in the Autofill popover. (CVE-2012-3714)
- A logic issue in the handling of HTTPS URLs in the address bar when pasting text could result in the request being sent over HTTP. (CVE-2012-3715)
- Numerous issues exist in WebKit. (CVE-2011-3105, CVE-2012-2817, CVE-2012-2818, CVE-2012-2829, CVE-2012-2831, CVE-2012-2842, CVE-2012-2843, CVE-2012-3598, CVE-2012-3601, CVE-2012-3602, CVE-2012-3606, CVE-2012-3607, CVE-2012-3612, CVE-2012-3613, CVE-2012-3614, CVE-2012-3616, CVE-2012-3617, CVE-2012-3621, CVE-2012-3622,CVE-2012-3623, CVE-2012-3624, CVE-2012-3632, CVE-2012-3643, CVE-2012-3647, CVE-2012-3648, CVE-2012-3649, CVE-2012-3651, CVE-2012-3652,CVE-2012-3654, CVE-2012-3657, CVE-2012-3658,CVE-2012-3659, CVE-2012-3660, CVE-2012-3671,CVE-2012-3672, CVE-2012-3673, CVE-2012-3675,CVE-2012-3676, CVE-2012-3677, CVE-2012-3684,CVE-2012-3685, CVE-2012-3687, CVE-2012-3688,CVE-2012-3692, CVE-2012-3699, CVE-2012-3700,CVE-2012-3701, CVE-2012-3702, CVE-2012-3703,CVE-2012-3704, CVE-2012-3705, CVE-2012-3706,CVE-2012-3707, CVE-2012-3708, CVE-2012-3709,CVE-2012-3710, CVE-2012-3711, CVE-2012-3712)


Upgrade to Safari 6.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6582

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/20/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3705

Nessus ID: 62216

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3105, CVE-2012-2818, CVE-2012-3598, CVE-2012-3601, CVE-2012-3602, CVE-2012-3612, CVE-2012-3613, CVE-2012-3614, CVE-2012-3617, CVE-2012-3624, CVE-2012-3647, CVE-2012-3648, CVE-2012-3651, CVE-2012-3652, CVE-2012-3658, CVE-2012-3659, CVE-2012-3660, CVE-2012-3671, CVE-2012-3672, CVE-2012-3673, CVE-2012-3676, CVE-2012-3677, CVE-2012-3684, CVE-2012-3703, CVE-2012-3704, CVE-2012-3706, CVE-2012-3708, CVE-2012-3710, CVE-2012-2817, CVE-2012-2829, CVE-2012-2831, CVE-2012-2842, CVE-2012-2843, CVE-2012-3657, CVE-2012-3713, CVE-2012-3715, CVE-2012-3606, CVE-2012-3607, CVE-2012-3616, CVE-2012-3621, CVE-2012-3622, CVE-2012-3623, CVE-2012-3632, CVE-2012-3643, CVE-2012-3649, CVE-2012-3654, CVE-2012-3675, CVE-2012-3685, CVE-2012-3687, CVE-2012-3688, CVE-2012-3692, CVE-2012-3699, CVE-2012-3700, CVE-2012-3701, CVE-2012-3702, CVE-2012-3705, CVE-2012-3707, CVE-2012-3709, CVE-2012-3714

BID: 53679, 54203, 54680, 55534, 54386, 55626, 55624, 55625