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About the security content of Safari 5.1.7

This document describes the security content of Safari 5.1.7.

For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product Security, see the Apple Product Security website.

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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

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Safari 5.1.7

  • WebKit

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7.4, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to a cross-site scripting attack

    Description: Multiple cross-site scripting issues existed in WebKit.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3046 : Sergey Glazunov working with Google's Pwnium contest

    CVE-2011-3056 : Sergey Glazunov

  • WebKit

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7.4, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in WebKit.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0672 : Adam Barth and Abhishek Arya of the Google Chrome Security Team

  • WebKit

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7.4, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2 or later

    Impact: A maliciously crafted website may be able to populate form inputs on another website with arbitrary values

    Description: A state tracking issue existed in WebKit's handling of forms.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0676 : Andreas Åkre Solberg of UNINETT AS, Aaron Roots of Deakin University ITSD, Tyler Goen


Note
: In addition, this update disables Adobe Flash Player if it is 10.1.102.64 or older by moving its files to a new directory. This update presents the option to install an updated version of Flash Player from the Adobe website.

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Last Modified: May 14, 2012
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