Check Point Advisories

Apple Safari CSS format Argument Handling Memory Corruption - High Confidence (CVE-2010-0046)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-131
Date Published: 23 Jun 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated: 20 Dec 2016
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-0046
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Safari is a web browsing application developed by Apple. The browser is capable of processing HTML, images, scripting languages, and various other popular Internet specifications. Safari is the default browser included with the Mac OS X operating system. A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Apple Safari. The vulnerability is due to an error while processing CSS format arguments. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a malicious web page with a vulnerable application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will allow an attacker to take complete control of the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple Safari CSS format Argument Handling Memory Corruption - High Confidence protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Apple Safari CSS format argument handling memory corruption - high confidence

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