Rule Category

BROWSER-WEBKIT -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Webkit browser engine (aside from Chrome) this includes Apple’s Safari, RIM’s mobile browser, Nokia, KDE, Webkit itself, and Palm. Attacks often insert code via exploits, cause webkit renderings in the browser to crash, or otherwise create chaos or exploit for entrance.

Alert Message

BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Safari WebKit form elements virtual function DoS attempt

Rule Explanation

WebKit, as used in Apple iTunes before 10.5, allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors related to iTunes Store browsing, a different vulnerability than other CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2011-10-11-1. Impact: CVSS base score 7.6 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2011-2813
WebKit, as used in Apple iTunes before 10.5, allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors related to iTunes Store browsing, a different vulnerability than other CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2011-10-11-1.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.6
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access