Apple recently updated Safari to version 5.1.4, patching 83 security flaws.
"The patch count was a record for Safari 5, which Apple released in June 2010, three months before launching OS X Snow Leopard," writes Computerworld's Gregg Keizer.
"Of the 83 vulnerabilities, Apple tacitly classified 72 as critical," Keizer writes. "Although Apple does not formally rate vulnerabilities using a threat scale like Microsoft, the phrase 'may lead to ... arbitrary code execution' in its security advisories describes the type of bugs that attackers could theoretically use to compromise a Mac and plant malware on the machine."
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