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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035888
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035888
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1849, CVE-2016-1854, CVE-2016-1855, CVE-2016-1856, CVE-2016-1857, CVE-2016-1858, CVE-2016-1859   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 17 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 9.1.1
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Apple Safari. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The "Clear History and Website Data" function may not fully delete browsing history [CVE-2016-1849].

A remote user can create a specially crafted SVG image that, when loaded by the target user, will disclose potentially sensitive information from a different website to the remote user [CVE-2016-1858].

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-1854, CVE-2016-1855, CVE-2016-1856, CVE-2016-1857, CVE-2016-1859].

Jeonghoon Shin@A.D.D, Liang Chen, Zhen Feng, and wushi of KeenLab, Tencent (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Tongbo Luo and Bo Qu of Palo Alto Networks, lokihardt working (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Anonymous (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Liang Chen and wushi of KeenLab, Tencent (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Adham Ghrayeb, and an anonymous researcher reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.1.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206565

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT206565 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 17 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple iOS) Apple Safari Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Apple iOS.
May 17 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple TV) Apple Safari Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Apple TV.



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