Apple Safari up to 6.2.7/7.1.7/8.0.7 Application 7pk security

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Safari up to 6.2.7/7.1.7/8.0.7 (Web Browser). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the component Application. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a 7pk security vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-254. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was disclosed 08/11/2015 with VulnHunt as HT205033 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-3729 since 05/07/2015. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1211 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. The advisory points out:

An issue existed where Content Security Policy report requests would not honor HTTP Strict Transport Security.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85408 (Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.5 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 123805 (Apple Safari 6.2.8/ 7.1.8/ 8.0.8 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2015-08-13-1)).

Upgrading to version 6.2.8, 7.1.8 or 8.0.8 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 (105610), SecurityTracker (ID 1033274), Vulnerability Center (SBV-52040) and Tenable (85408). The entries 11563, 69011, 77103 and 77104 are pretty similar.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 6.5
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Class: 7pk security
CWE: CWE-254
ATT&CK: T1211

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 85408
Nessus Name: Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801514
OpenVAS Name: Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 Sep15 (Mac OS X)
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Upgrade: Safari 6.2.8/7.1.8/8.0.8


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Advisory: HT205033
Organization: VulnHunt
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3729 (🔍)
X-Force: 105610
SecurityTracker: 1033274 - Apple Safari Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security Controls, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Spoof Interfaces and URLS, and Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 52040 - Apple Safari before 6.2.8, 7.x before 7.1.5 and 8.x before 8.0.8 Remote Spoofing Vulnerability - CVE-2015-3729, Medium
SecurityFocus: 76342 - Apple Safari CVE-2015-3729 Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 08/14/2015 11:54 AM
Updated: 06/09/2022 03:42 PM
Changes: 08/14/2015 11:54 AM (74), 10/15/2017 11:35 AM (9), 06/09/2022 03:42 PM (3)
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