About the security content of Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6, and Safari 6.2.6

This document describes the security content of Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6, and Safari 6.2.6.

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Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6, and Safari 6.2.6

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3

    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-2015-1152 : Apple

    CVE-2015-1153 : Apple

    CVE-2015-1154 : Apple

  • WebKit History

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may compromise user information on the filesystem

    Description: A state management issue existed in Safari that allowed unprivileged origins to access contents on the filesystem. This issue was addressed through improved state management.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-1155 : Joe Vennix of Rapid7 Inc. working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • WebKit Page Loading

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3

    Impact: Visiting a malicious website by clicking a link may lead to user interface spoofing

    Description: An issue existed in the handling of the rel attribute in anchor elements. Target objects could get unauthorized access to link objects. This issue was addressed through improved link type adherence.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-1156 : Zachary Durber of Moodle

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