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About the security content of Safari 6.1

This document describes the security content of Safari 6.1.

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 6.1

  • Safari

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

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

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of XML files. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1036 : Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3

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

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-1037 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1038 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1039 : own-hero Research working with iDefense VCP

    CVE-2013-1040 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1041 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1042 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1043 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1044 : Apple

    CVE-2013-1045 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1046 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-1047 : miaubiz

    CVE-2013-2842 : Cyril Cattiaux

    CVE-2013-5125 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5126 : Apple

    CVE-2013-5127 : Google Chrome Security Team

    CVE-2013-5128 : Apple

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an information disclosure

    Description: An information disclosure issue existed in XSSAuditor. This issue was addressed through improved handling of URLs.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-2848 : Egor Homakov

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

    Impact: Dragging or pasting a selection may lead to a cross-site scripting attack

    Description: Dragging or pasting a selection from one site to another may allow scripts contained in the selection to be executed in the context of the new site. This issue is addressed through additional validation of content before a paste or a drag and drop operation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5129 : Mario Heiderich

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

    Impact: Using the Web Inspector disabled Private Browsing

    Description: Using the Web Inspector disabled Private Browsing without warning. This issue was addressed by improved state management.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5130 : László Várady of Eötvös Loránd University

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5

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

    Description: A cross-site scripting issue existed in the handling of URLs. This issue was addressed through improved origin tracking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2013-5131 : Erling A Ellingsen
     

Note: OS X Mavericks includes these fixes with Safari 7.0.

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