Apple Safari up to 11.0 WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 11.0 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/29/2018. The weakness was shared 03/29/2018 with Zero Day Initiative as HT208695 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-4129 since 01/02/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/19/2020). The advisory points out:

Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109468 (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : webkit2gtk vulnerabilities (USN-3635-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370850 (Apple iTunes for Windows Prior to 12.7.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities.(HT208694)).

Upgrading to version 11.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109468). The entries 115296, 115301, 115302 and 115311 are related to this item.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 109468
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OpenVAS ID: 53931
OpenVAS Name: Apple iCloud Security Updates(HT208697)-Windows
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Upgrade: Safari 11.1

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: HT208695
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
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CVE: CVE-2018-4129 (🔍)
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Created: 03/31/2018 09:47 PM
Updated: 01/19/2020 07:06 PM
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