Apple Safari up to 5.0.5 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 5.0.5 (Web Browser). It has been rated as very critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 5.0.6, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted web site, a different vulnerability than other WebKit CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2011-07-20-1.

The weakness was released 07/21/2011 with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.apple.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2011-0255. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/15/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 56469 (Apple iTunes < 10.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 3.1.0b eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 11510.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (68707) and Tenable (56469). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 4427, 4694, 56804 and 56803.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 56469
Nessus Name: Apple iTunes < 10.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)
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OpenVAS ID: 802193
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct 11
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Safari 3.1.0b
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07/20/2011 +209 days 🔍
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03/23/2015 +1337 days 🔍
11/15/2021 +2429 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: lists.apple.com
Organization: TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-0255 (🔍)
X-Force: 68707
Vulnerability Center: 32396 - Apple Safari before 5.0.6 WebKit Remote Code Execution Vulnerability via a Crafted Web-Site, Medium
SecurityFocus: 48853 - WebKit CVE-2011-0255 Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/15/2021 11:39 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (60), 04/03/2017 06:12 PM (10), 11/15/2021 11:32 AM (2), 11/15/2021 11:39 AM (1)
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