Apple Safari up to 6.2.3/7.1.3/8.0.3 WebKit resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 6.2.3/7.1.3/8.0.3 (Web Browser). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 03/17/2015 as HT204560 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-1075 since 01/16/2015. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81915 (Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 6.2.4 / 7.1.4 / 8.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 123403 (Apple Safari 6.2.4/ 7.1.4/ 8.0.4 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2015-03-17-1)).

Upgrading to version 6.2.4, 7.1.4 or 8.0.4 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (101646) and Tenable (81915).







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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

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Nessus ID: 81915
Nessus Name: Mac OS X : Apple Safari < 6.2.4 / 7.1.4 / 8.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 802814
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Webkit Multiple Vulnerabilities -01 Mar15 (Mac OS X)
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Upgrade: Safari 6.2.4/7.1.4/8.0.4


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Advisory: HT204560
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-1075 (🔍)
X-Force: 101646 - Apple Safari WebKit code execution
SecurityTracker: 1031936 - Apple Safari Multiple WebKit Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Spoof URLs
Vulnerability Center: 50916 - Apple Safari Remote Code Execution due to Multiple Memory Corruptions in WebKit - CVE-2015-1075, Medium
SecurityFocus: 73176


Created: 03/19/2015 09:02 AM
Updated: 04/15/2022 06:07 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 09:02 AM (66), 07/03/2017 08:37 AM (11), 04/15/2022 05:59 PM (3), 04/15/2022 06:07 PM (2)
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