Apple has released version 3.1.1 of the Safari web browser to address several serious security problems.
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In total, four security bugs have been fixed by Apple.
These included WebKit’s handling of URLs that contain a colon in the host name, which could be exploited by a malicious user to create a crafted URL to lead to a cross-site scripting attack. Two other issues allowed malicious users to manipulate the contents of the address bar, or to execute arbitrary code.