|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2011-440|
|Date Published:||27 Sep 2011|
|Last Updated:||22 Dec 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A code execution vulnerability has been reported in Apple Safari. The vulnerability is due to an error in the application while trying to free parent objects. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing affected users to open a specially crafted web-page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, in the security context of the logged on user. An unsuccessful attack may cause a memory corruption, which will abnormally terminate the application.|
This protection detects 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 innerHTML use-after-free Memory Corruption