Safari < 9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9396
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari version 9.1 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206171

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9396

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/9/2016

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3705

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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