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 FTP URL cross-domain restriction bypass attempt

Rule Explanation

WebKit, as used in Apple iOS before 8.3 and Apple Safari before 6.2.5, 7.x before 7.1.5, and 8.x before 8.0.5, does not properly handle the userinfo field in FTP URLs, which allows remote attackers to trigger incorrect resource access via unspecified vectors. Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE 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

Tactic:

Technique:

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

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2015-1126
WebKit, as used in Apple iOS before 8.3 and Apple Safari before 6.2.5, 7.x before 7.1.5, and 8.x before 8.0.5, does not properly handle the userinfo field in FTP URLs, which allows remote attackers to trigger incorrect resource access via unspecified vectors.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access