|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2010-377|
|Date Published:||4 Aug 2010|
|Last Updated:||4 Jan 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Apple Safari prior to 5.0|
|Vulnerability Description||Safari is a web browsing application developed by Apple. Safari browsing functionality is built around the set of components called WebKit. WebKit is a development toolkit which allows third party developers to build applications that use Internet technologies such as HTML, HTTP, and others.A remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in Apple Safari's WebKit. The vulnerability is due to the way the vulnerable application handles text objects via CSS. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by enticing the target user to open a maliciously crafted web page. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in execution of arbitrary code within the security context of the current user.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Apple Safari Webkit CSS charset text transformation code execution