Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Safari.File.Handler.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apple Safari web browser.
The vulnerability is caused by an error in enforcing the local file access policy, which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Affected Products

Apple Safari prior to 5.1.1

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to latest version available from the vendor.

CVE References

CVE-2011-3230