Apple Releases Safari Beta 3.0.2, Security Update 2007-006

Apple has released an update to its Safari browser, Beta 3.0.2 for Mac and PC via its website and Software Update.

Changes in Safari 3.0.2 for Windows beta:
- Latest security updates
- Improved stability
- Fixes for text display, non-English systems, and start-up times

Changes in Safari 3.0.2 for Mac OS X beta:
-Latest security updates
-Improved stability
-Improved WebKit support for Mail, iChat and Dashboard

Also released today is Security Update 2007-006 for Mac OS 10.3.9 and Mac OS 10.4.9 and later. The update addresses two vulnerabilities in WebKit, one of which could lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. More information on the update can be found here.

Though still in beta, the initial release of Safari 3.0 had seen 8 vulnerabilities discovered within 24 hours of its release, some of which were cross-platform. Apple quickly released Safari 3.0.1 for Windows which addressed some of the Windows-specific vulnerabilities discovered.

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