Apple Releases Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 with Security Fixes

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 with Security Fixes

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Apple has released Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 with several security fixes. According to an Apple Support document, these updates address WebKit vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code execution or user interface spoofing.

WebKit
Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3
Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

WebKit History
Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3
Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may compromise user information on the filesystem
Description: A state management issue existed in Safari that allowed unprivileged origins to access contents on the filesystem. This issue was addressed through improved state management.

WebKit Page Loading
Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10.3
Impact: Visiting a malicious website by clicking a link may lead to user interface spoofing
Description: An issue existed in the handling of the rel attribute in anchor elements. Target objects could get unauthorized access to link objects. This issue was addressed through improved link type adherence.

Safari 8.0.6 is recommended for all OS X Yosemite users and can be downloaded through the software update utility in the Map App Store. Apple last issued a Safari 8.0.5 update with OS X 10.10.3, which was released about a month ago.

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 with Security Fixes
Th3M4ntis - May 7, 2015 at 2:15pm
oh wait, MAC's computers have security flaws? no waaaay.
Nat - May 7, 2015 at 4:54pm
Wow! It's no surprise yet it doesn't glitch out that insanely compared to blue screen of DEATH!
paulMOGG - May 7, 2015 at 1:28am
I tried to up date but said there was no updates
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