Safari < 6.2.3 / 7.1.3 / 8.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8641

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical Safari patch update.

Description

The remote Safari browser is missing a security update to Webkit. Apple Safari is bundled with Apple WebKit. Apple WebKit is affected by three distinct flaws. These flaws are based on the way that Apple WebKit handles specially crafted web sites. While the details of these vulnerabilities are currently unknown, the vendor has acknowledged that all three vulnerabilities could result in a remote attacker executing arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 6.2.3 / 7.1.3 / 8.0.3 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/HT204243

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8641

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2015/03/04

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 3705

Nessus ID: 81087

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:safari

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4476, CVE-2014-4477, CVE-2014-4479

BID: 72329, 72330, 72331