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Safari < 6.0.5 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host has Safari installed. Versions of Safari earlier than 6.0.5 are reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-1012, CVE-2013-1013) - Multiple memory-corruption vulnerabilities exist that can be triggered by a specially crafted webpage. A remote attacker can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code in in context of the user. (CVE-2013-0879, CVE-2013-0991, CVE-2013-0992, CVE-2013-0993, CVE-2013-0994, CVE-2013-0995, CVE-2013-0996, CVE-2013-0997, CVE-2013-0998, CVE-2013-0999, CVE-2013-1000, CVE-2013-1001, CVE-2013-1002, CVE-2013-1003, CVE-2013-1004, CVE-2013-1005, CVE-2013-1006, CVE-2013-1007, CVE-2013-1008, CVE-2013-1009, CVE-2013-1010, CVE-2013-1011, CVE-2013-1023)

Solution

Upgrade to Safari 6.0.5 or later.