Apple releases Safari 4.0.4 with security flaw patch

by Antony

SafariApple released an update to its web browser, making the Safari to version 4.0.4. Safari 4.0.4 addressed a vulnerability that could allow an image file to exploit Macs with older software.

According to Apple, the flaw allowed maliciously crafted images with an embedded color profile to execute arbitrary code, or unexpectedly terminate the application. The issue does not affect Mac OS X 10.6 systems, and was already addressed with Security Update 2009-005 for Mac OS X 10.5.8 systems.

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Safari 4.0.4 also offers:

  • Improved JavaScript performance
  • Improved Full History Search performance for users with a large number of history items
  • Stability improvements for third-party plug-ins, the search field and Yahoo! Mail

For detailed information on the security content of this update, please visit this site: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

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Posted by Antony Shen on November 11, 2009 5:02 PM

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