Apple Issues Windows Safari Update

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Those of you who downloaded the the Windows Safari 3.0 beta earlier this week should head on over to the download site and grab the new 3.0.1. Or even easier, just use the auto-updater included with Safari. It patches a number of security holes found this week (listed after the jump), and should probably be installed as quickly as possible. This is only for Windows, btw. Macs don't have those problems. (Typical.)

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The Safari 3 Public Beta was released on June 11 for Mac OS X and Windows XP/Vista. This beta software is for trial purposes and intended to gather feedback prior to a full release. As with all our products, we encourage security researchers to report issues to product-security@apple.com.

Safari 3.0.1 Public Beta for Windows is now available and addresses
the following issues in Safari 3 Public Beta:

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.

The update is available via the "Apple Software Update" application,
which is installed with the most recent version of QuickTime or
iTunes on Windows.

Safari 3.0.1 Public Beta for Windows is also available via Apple's
Safari download site at: http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

Safari for Windows XP or Vista
The download file is named: "SafariSetup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: e468f56613abaa3afd692ded78c35eaf109ca0b6

Safari+QuickTime for Windows XP or Vista
The download file is named: "SafariQuickTimeSetup.exe"
Its SHA-1 digest is: af73dd81793b2802200da5d7d5c8077a67ca57ec

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key,
and details are available at:
http://www.apple.com/support/security/pgp/

DISCUSSION

darklighter
Darklighter

@redredred

Just a suggestion, but instead of whining about bugs in these comments where nobody cares, why not make use of that handy Report Bugs menu item in Safari? You can even add it to your toolbar (right click on toolbar —> Customize toolbar...). It's a winning situation for everybody: Apple hears about the bug and it gets fixed, and the rest of us don't have to listen to you cry about it.