Displaying items by tag: WebKit

Just days after the arrival of major updates for Apple's operating systems, the company has released a fresh round of security updates for macOS, iOS, iPadOS and watchOS.

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A memory corruption issue that could see maliciously crafted web content being processed may lead to arbitrary code execution on all those platforms has seen an update being made available today.

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Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has released a beta version of its browser for the Android platform, with the app aimed at power users, same as its desktop version. A tablet version is in the works.

Published in Apps

More attacks on SHA-1 can be expected after a security researcher took apart the PDFs which were released last week to illustrate the means of breaking the algorithm detailed by a Dutch team and Google.

Published in Security
Saturday, 25 February 2017 09:02

Fallout: WebKit repository broken by SHA-1 collision

The SHA-1 collision attack unveiled on Thursday has claimed its first victim, with the version control system used by the WebKit browser engine becoming corrupted after the two proof-of-concept PDF files that were released by the researchers were uploaded to the repository.

Published in Security
Friday, 15 April 2011 08:18

Apple patches Mac OS X, Safari and iOS

Apple's latest set of security updates covers a relatively short list of issues, but Mac OS X and iOS are both affected, along with Safari for Mac and Windows.

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Much of the excitement around iOS 4.2 concerns the arrival of new functionality. But the update also includes a shed-full of security fixes, especially for the iPad. Apple has also updated the software for the current-model Apple TV.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 19 November 2010 08:17

Safari update fixes dozens of vulnerabilities

Apple has updated its Safari browser, delivering several minor improvements plus a laundry list of security fixes. Versions 4 and 5 for both Mac OS X and Windows and Safari are affected.

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Apple has moved with uncharacteristic speed to patch a security flaw that exposed certain personal information to attackers. 14 other flaws have been fixed as well.

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Work is underway on WebKit2, a successor to the WebKit framework behind Apple's Safari browser and other applications. One of the main changes is to run web content in a separate process to the application user interface.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 12 March 2010 10:30

Safari 4.0.5 fixes bugs, vulnerabilities

The latest version of Apple's Safari browser delivers improved performance and fixes 16 security vulnerabilities.
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