Safari < 6.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6622


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


The remote host has Safari installed. Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.2 are reportedly affected by several issues :

- A time-of-check-to-time-of-use issue in the handling of JavaScript array in WebKit could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-3748)
- A use-after-free issue in the handling of SVG images in WebKit code could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-5112)


Upgrade to Safari 6.0.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6622

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/11/26

Modified: 2016/03/24

Dependencies: 3705

Nessus ID: 62802

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3748, CVE-2012-5112

BID: 55867, 56362