Apple Safari WebKit CSS Title Memory Corruption (CVE-2012-3684)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-656|
|Source:||Apple Advisory HT5502|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Apple Computer Safari prior to 5.1.7
A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in WebKit, a component of Apple Safari.
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of a CSS style for a title element. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted file. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary code in the security context of the target user.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple Safari WebKit CSS Title Memory Corruption protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple Safari WebKit CSS Title Memory Corruption