Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple Safari could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition. Updates are available.
Multiple vulnerabilities in the WebKit component of Apple Safari prior to 6.1.3 and 7.0.3 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.
The vulnerabilities are due to unspecified memory corruption errors in the WebKit component of the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by persuading a user to open a malicious, crafted link. An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause an unexpected termination of the affected browser, resulting in a DoS condition.
Apple has released a security advisory at the following link: HT6181
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that the links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
6.1 Base, .1, .2 | 7.0 Base, .1, .2
Mac OS X
10.7.5 Base | 10.8.5 Base | 10.9.2 Base
Mac OS X Server
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