About the security content of Safari 9.0.3

This document describes the security content of Safari 9.0.3.

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Safari 9.0.3

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.3

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution

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

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1723 : Apple

    CVE-2016-1724 : Apple

    CVE-2016-1725 : Apple

    CVE-2016-1726 : Apple

    CVE-2016-1727 : Apple

  • WebKit CSS

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.3

    Impact: Websites may know if the user has visited a given link

    Description: A privacy issue existed in the handling of the "a:visited button" CSS selector when evaluating the containing element's height. This was addressed through improved validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1728 : an anonymous researcher coordinated via Joe Vennix

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