Vulnerability Details

Apple Safari for Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities July-08

Published: 2008-08-22 08:29:01
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Recommendations:
Update Safari to version 3.1.2.

Summary:
The host is installed with Apple Safari Web Browser, which is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability exists due to, - improper handling of BMP and GIF images that can lead to disclosure of system memory contents. - handling of files that are downloaded from a website which is in Internet Explorer 7 Zone with the Launching applications and unsafe files set to Enable, or in the Internet Explorer 6 Local Intranet or Trusted sites zone causing safari to launch unsafe executables. - an error in handling JavaScript arrays that can lead to memory corruption.

Affected Versions:
Apple Safari versions prior to 3.1.2 on Windows (All).

Impact:
Successful exploitation by attacker could lead to exposure of sensitive information, system access or denying the application and allow execution of arbitrary code.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1573
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2306
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2307

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29413
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29835
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29835

References:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2092
http://secunia.com/advisories/30801/
http://secunia.com/advisories/30775/
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1882
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Jun/1020330.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2008-08-22
Modified
2018-11-30
Category
General

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