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HistorySep 20, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

About the security content of Safari 15

2021-09-2000:00:00
support.apple.com
11

8.6 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.006 Low

EPSS

Percentile

79.2%

About the security content of Safari 15

This document describes the security content of Safari 15.

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Safari 15

Released September 20, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may disclose restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2021-30836: Peter Nguyen Vu Hoang of STAR Labs

Entry added November 18, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: A malicious application may bypass Gatekeeper checks

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2021-30861: Ryan Pickren (ryanpickren.com), Wojciech Reguła (@_r3ggi)

Entry added November 18, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved state handling.

CVE-2021-30818: Amar Menezes (@amarekano) of Zon8Research

Entry added October 25, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to bypass HSTS

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2021-30823: David Gullasch of Recurity Labs

Entry added October 25, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2021-30809: an anonymous researcher

Entry added October 25, 2021

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30846: Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30848: Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2021-30849: Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero

WebKit

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution

Description: A memory corruption vulnerability was addressed with improved locking.

CVE-2021-30851: Samuel Groß of Google Project Zero

WebRTC

Available for: macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Impact: An attacker may be able to track users through their IP address

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2021-30930: Oguz Kırat, Matthias Keller (m-keller.com)

Entry added May 25, 2022, updated September 16, 2022

Additional recognition

WebKit

We would like to acknowledge Nikhil Mittal (@c0d3G33k) for their assistance.

Entry added November 18, 2021

WebRTC

We would like to acknowledge Matthias Keller (m-keller.com) for their assistance.

Entry added November 18, 2021

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Published Date: November 03, 2023

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