Safari < 9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9396


The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Safari installed on the remote host is prior or equal to 9.0.3, and is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components :

- Libxml2 (2016-1762)
- Safari (CVE-2009-2197)
- Safari Downloads (CVE-2016-1771)
- Safari Top Sites (CVE-2016-1772)
- WebKit (CVE-2016-1778, CVE-2016-1779, CVE-2016-1781, CVE-2016-1782, CVE-2016-1783, CVE-2016-1784, CVE-2016-1785, CVE-2016-1786, CVE-2016-1864)
- WebKit History (CVE-2016-1784)
- WebKit Page Loading (CVE-2016-1785, CVE-2016-1786)


Upgrade to Safari version 9.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9396

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/9/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1783, CVE-2016-1784, CVE-2009-2197, CVE-2016-1771, CVE-2016-1772, CVE-2016-1781, CVE-2016-1778, CVE-2016-1782, CVE-2016-1779, CVE-2016-1864, CVE-2016-1785, CVE-2016-1786

BID: 85059, 91358, 85062, 85069, 85762, 85764