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Sid 1-50294

Message

BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Webkit updateDescendantDependentFlags use-after-free attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an Apple Webkit updateDescendantDependentFlags use-after-free attempt is detected. This could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code given a maliciously crafted page.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Affected systems

Ease of attack

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2018-4317
  • support.apple.com/en-us/HT209107