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Sid 1-52342


BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Safari WebKit out-of-bounds read attempt


This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2019-8689.


Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Safari Webkit is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds read in the ArgumentsEliminationPhase::transform function. An attacker who abuses this may be able to access memory they otherwise would not be allowed to access. This exploit may be used in an attempt to compromise a victim machine.

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Corrective action


  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2019-8689