Monday, 25 April 2016

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A zero-day vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser could expose millions of Windows users to drive-by download malware attacks. The flaw is currently unpatched. 

According to Secunia warned that the issue was named because the remote code execution attacks, may cause the whole system risk acquisition "highly critical." 

Determining where an organization is vulnerable to the occurrence of a data breach or attack is the first step in protecting sensitive data. The vulnerability is due to an error in handling the parent window caused an invalid pointer and led to the use of the function call. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code when a user eg visits a specially crafted web page, open and close the pop-up window. 

The vulnerability is confirmed in Safari version 4.0.5 for Windows. Other versions may also be affected, the company warned.


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