May 31, 2008

Microsoft Advisory : Threat due to Safari on windows platform



If you have installed Apple's Safari web browser on your Windows machine then this Security Advisory from Microsoft meant for you. According to this publication, there is a threat which allows remote code execution on windows platform through Safari. Currently the threat has not been exploited by anyone, but it is vulnerable.

How to avoid such exploitation?
  1. Uninstall Safari from Windows until Microsoft delivers security update for this problem.
  2. Or change the default download location of safari.
Don't Panic:
If you have changed the default location where Safari downloads the content.

Related: Safari sucks memory on Windows Vista