BROWSER-WEBKIT -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Webkit browser engine (aside from Chrome) this includes Appleâ€™s Safari, RIMâ€™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.
BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Safari URI spoofing attempt
The user interface in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 6.2.4, 7.x before 7.1.4, and 8.x before 8.0.4, does not display URLs consistently, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct phishing attacks via a crafted URL.
CVSS base score 5.0
CVSS impact score 2.9
CVSS exploitability score 10.0
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2015-1084The user interface in WebKit, as used in Apple Safari before 6.2.4, 7.x before 7.1.4, and 8.x before 8.0.4, does not display URLs consistently, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct phishing attacks via a crafted URL.
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