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

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apple Safari up to 6.2.7/7.1.7/8.0.7 (Web Browser). This issue affects an unknown code of the component WebKit. 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, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 08/11/2015 by Muneaki Nishimura with Adobe as HT205033 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The public release was coordinated in cooperation with Apple. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-3750 since 05/07/2015. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1211 according to MITRE ATT&CK. 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 and running in the context c. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 168651 (OpenSuSE Security Update for Security webkit2gtk3 (openSUSE-SU-2016:0761-1)).

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 advisory contains the following remark:

This issue was addressed through improved HTTP Strict Transport Security enforcement.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (105631) and Tenable (85408). See 11563, 69011, 75212 and 76253 for similar entries.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: 7pk security
CWE: CWE-254
ATT&CK: T1211

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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
Researcher: Muneaki Nishimura
Organization: Adobe
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3750 (🔍)
X-Force: 105631
SecurityTracker: 1033274
Vulnerability Center: 56815 - Apple Safari before 6.2.8, 7.x before 7.1.5 and 8.x before 8.0.8 Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2015-3750, Medium
SecurityFocus: 76341 - WebKit Same Origin Policy Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

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Created: 08/14/2015 11:54 AM
Updated: 06/09/2022 08:38 PM
Changes: 08/14/2015 11:54 AM (83), 08/24/2018 09:10 AM (4), 06/09/2022 08:38 PM (3)
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