Apple Safari 3.0.1 Released

Steve Jobs must have been kicking ass and taking names. Because only 3 days after the initial release, of Apple's Safari Web Browser for Windows that had 6 security bugs known as of this article, Apple has released an updated version, version of the Safari software. According to Engadet the following bugs have been fixed with this new release.

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-3186 Available for: Windows XP or Vista Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to arbitrary code execution Description: A command injection vulnerability exists in the Windows version of Safari 3 Public Beta. By enticing a user to visit a maliciously crafted web page, an attacker can trigger the issue which may lead to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional processing and validation of URLs. This does not pose a security issue on Mac OS X systems, but could lead to an unexpected termination of the Safari browser. CVE-ID: CVE-2007-3185 Available for: Windows XP or Vista Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: An out-of-bounds memory read issue in Safari 3 Public Beta for Windows may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution when visiting a malicious website. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems. CVE-ID: CVE-2007-2391 Available for: Windows XP or Vista Impact: Visiting a malicious website may allow cross-site scripting Description: A race condition in Safari 3 Public Beta for Windows may allow cross site scripting. Visiting a maliciously crafted web page may allow access to JavaScript objects or the execution of arbitrary JavaScript in the context of another web page. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems.

This is a nice turn around time indeed, but my heart goes out to the Safari developers because they probably worked night and day for the last 72 hours, with the watchful eye of Steve Jobs over them. Good job Apple, now get some rest.

So if you feel inclined and don't think you already have too many web browsers:

Download Safari

Nick Berardi

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