About the security content of Safari 8.0.7, Safari 7.1.7, and Safari 6.2.7

This document describes the security content of Safari 8.0.7, Safari 7.1.7, and Safari 6.2.7.

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Safari 8.0.7, Safari 7.1.7, and Safari 6.2.7

  • WebKit

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

    Impact: A maliciously crafted website can access the WebSQL databases of other websites

    Description: An issue existed in the authorization checks for renaming WebSQL tables. This could have allowed a maliciously crafted website to access databases belonging to other websites. The issue was addressed with improved authorization checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-3727 : Peter Rutenbar 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 maliciously crafted website may lead to account account takeover

    Description: An issue existed where Safari would preserve the Origin request header for cross-origin redirects, allowing malicious websites to circumvent CSRF protections. This issue was addressed through improved handling of redirects.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-3658 : Brad Hill of Facebook

  • WebKit PDF

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

    Impact: Clicking a maliciously crafted link in a PDF embedded in a webpage may lead to cookie theft or user information leakage

    Description: An issue existed with PDF-embedded links which could execute JavaScript in a hosting webpage's context. This issue was addressed by restricting the support for JavaScript links.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-3660 : Apple

  • WebKit Storage

    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 webpage may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An insufficient comparison issue existed in SQLite authorizer which allowed invocation of arbitrary SQL functions. This issue was addressed with improved authorization checks.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-3659 : Peter Rutenbar working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

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