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Apple patches 62 bugs in massive Safari update

Gregg Keizer | March 9, 2011
Nearly all can be exploited by drive-by attacks

"As long as the latest version still has the vulnerability, and the researcher has successfully 'pwned' with the frozen version, he or she will have won," said Vreugdenhil.

Safari 5.0.4 can be downloaded from Apple's site for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Apple also offered an update to Safari 4.1.3 for customers still running Mac OS X 10.4, aka Tiger.

Mac OS X users will be notified of the new version automatically, while Windows users already running Safari will be alerted by the Apple Software Update tool.


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