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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apple Safari Vendors:   Apple
Apple Safari Bugs in Processing Web Content Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037087
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037087
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4666, CVE-2016-4676, CVE-2016-4677   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 25 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 10.0.1
Description:   Several 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.

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-4666, CVE-2016-4677].

A remote user can create specially crafted web content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a cross-origin bypass flaw in the processing of location attributes to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system [CVE-2016-4676].

An anonymous researcher (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) reported a memory corruption vulnerability.

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 (10.0.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207272

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT207272 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.


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