Threat Encyclopedia

Apple.Safari.Webkit.updateReferencedText.Use.After.Free

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Apple WebKit.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to handles maliciously crafted web page. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted web page.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

iOS prior to 12
tvOS prior to 12
Safari prior to 12
iTunes for Windows prior to 12.9
iCloud for Windows prior to 7.7

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply patches or fixes from the vendor, available from the website:
https://support.apple.com/HT209140

CVE References

CVE-2018-4315