This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.
This signature detects attempts to exploit a vulnerability in Apple Safari which would result in remote code execution.
WebKit is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. Specifically, the issue is due to a configuration error in the 'libxslt' library.
Attackers may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed exploit attempts will crash the application.
NOTE: This issue was previously discussed in BID 48808 (Apple Safari Prior to 5.1 and 5.0.6 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been given its own record to better document it.
- This issue affects Apple Safari versions prior to 5.1 and 5.0.6.