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Apple Safari security update for CVE-2016-9643

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Apple Safari security update for CVE-2016-9643

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The regex code in Webkit 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) as demonstrated in a large number of ($ (open parenthesis and dollar) followed by {-2,16} and a large number of +) (plus close parenthesis).

Solution(s)

  • apple-safari-upgrade-10_1
  • apple-safari-windows-uninstall

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