About the security content of Safari 14.0

This document describes the security content of Safari 14.0.

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Safari 14.0

Released 16 September 2020

Safari

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, and included in macOS Big Sur

Impact: visiting a malicious website may lead to address bar spoofing

Description: the issue was addressed with improved UI handling.

CVE-2020-9993: Masato Sugiyama (@smasato) of University of Tsukuba, Piotr Duszynski

Entry added 12 November 2020

Safari

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, and included in macOS Big Sur

Impact: visiting a malicious website may lead to address bar spoofing

Description: an inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2020-9987: Rafay Baloch (cybercitadel.com) of Cyber Citadel

Entry added 12 November 2020

WebKit

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave

Impact: processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: a type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2020-9948: Brendan Draper (@6r3nd4n) working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

WebKit

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, and included in macOS Big Sur

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: a use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2020-9947: cc working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

CVE-2020-9950: cc working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

CVE-2020-9951: Marcin 'Icewall' Noga of Cisco Talos

Entry updated 12 November 2020

WebKit

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave

Impact: processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to a cross-site scripting attack

Description: an input validation issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2020-9952: Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com)

WebKit

Available for: macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave

Impact: processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution

Description: an out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2020-9983: zhunki

Additional recognition

Safari

We would like to acknowledge @PaulosYibelo of Limehats, Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com) for their assistance.

Entry added 12 November 2020

Safari Reader

We would like to acknowledge Zhiyang Zeng(@Wester) of OPPO ZIWU Security Lab for their assistance.

Entry added 12 November 2020

WebKit

We would like to acknowledge Pawel Wylecial of REDTEAM.PL, Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com), Tsubasa FUJII (@reinforchu), Zhiyang Zeng(@Wester) of OPPO ZIWU Security Lab for their assistance.

Entry added 12 November 2020

 

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