Check Point Advisories

Apple Safari WebKit CSS Title Memory Corruption (CVE-2012-3684)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-656
Date Published: 18 Nov 2012
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-3684
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Apple Computer Safari prior to 5.1.7
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in WebKit, a component of Apple Safari.
Vulnerability DetailsThe 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.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. 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.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Apple Safari WebKit CSS Title Memory Corruption

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