“Apple just pushed out another Safari update, bumping OS X’s native browser to version 7.0.4,” Paul Ducklin reports for Sophos. “Safari 7.0.4 is a security update and you should grab it as quickly as you can, or at least check that you have it installed.”
“I thought I’d better be objective about it, so I drew myself a little train-line of the Safari versions listed on Apple’s HT1222 Security Update page, with the updates as the train stations,” Ducklin reports. “”
“There are 22 CVE-numbered security holes patched, 21 of which are annotated by Apple with the words: ‘Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution,'” Ducklin reports. “In everyday language, that means ‘possible drive-by install,’ also known as ‘crooks could sneak malware onto your computer without any pop-ups.’ …The OS X versions supported by this update are Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8) and Mavericks (10.9).”
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