About the security content of Safari 9.1

This document describes the security content of Safari 9.1.

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Safari 9.1

  • Safari

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

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

    Description: An issue existed where the text of a dialog included page-supplied text. This issue was addressed by no longer including that text.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2009-2197 : Alexios Fakos of n.runs AG

  • Safari Downloads

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted webpage may lead to a system denial of service

    Description: An insufficient input validation issue existed in the handling of certain files. This was addressed through additional checks during file expansion.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1771 : Russ Cox

  • Safari Top Sites

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: A website may be able to track sensitive user information

    Description: A cookie storage issue existed in the Top Sites page. This issue was addressed through improved state management.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1772 : WoofWagly

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: A website may be able to track sensitive user information

    Description: An issue existed in the handling of attachment URLs. This issue was addressed through improved URL handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1781 : Devdatta Akhawe of Dropbox, Inc.

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

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

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1778 : 0x1byte working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) and Yang Zhao of CM Security

    CVE-2016-1783 : Mihai Parparita of Google

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: A malicious website may be able to access restricted ports on arbitrary servers

    Description: A port redirection issue was addressed through additional port validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1782 : Muneaki Nishimura (nishimunea) of Recruit Technologies Co.,Ltd.

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may reveal a user's current location

    Description: An issue existed in the parsing of geolocation requests. This was addressed through improved validation of the security origin for geolocation requests.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1779 : xisigr of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab (www.tencent.com)

  • WebKit

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted URL may lead to the disclosure of sensitive user information

    Description: An issue existed in URL redirection when XSS auditor was used in block mode. This issue was addressed through improved URL navigation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1864 : Takeshi Terada of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc.

  • WebKit History

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to an unexpected Safari crash

    Description: A resource exhaustion issue was addressed through improved input validation.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1784 : Moony Li and Jack Tang of TrendMicro and 李普君 of 无声信息技术PKAV Team (PKAV.net)

  • WebKit Page Loading

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

    Impact: A malicious website may exfiltrate data cross-origin

    Description: A caching issue existed with character encoding. This was addressed through additional request checking.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1785 : an anonymous researcher

  • WebKit Page Loading

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.4

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

    Description: Redirect responses may have allowed a malicious website to display an arbitrary URL and read cached contents of the destination origin. This issue was addressed through improved URL display logic.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2016-1786 : ma.la of LINE Corporation

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