Intrusion Prevention

Apple.Safari.WebKit.libxslt.Arbitrary.File.Creation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Arbitrary File Creation vulnerability in Apple Safari.
The vulnerability can be exploited so that visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary files being created with the privileges of the user, which makes it possible to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

WebKit in Apple Safari before 5.0.6

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the web site.
http://www.apple.com/safari/

CVE References

CVE-2011-1774