Looks like Apple's issued a new version of the public beta of Safari for Windows today -- highest on the list of fixes were patches for thee three separate security vulnerabilities that cropped up mere hours after launch. There's never any software that's 100% secure, but at least now it's that much safer for Windows users to go hunting wild internet on Safari 3.0.1. (Details on the fixes after the break.)

Update: Wow, just 48 hours after launch and already Apple's clocked in over a million Safari for Windows downloads. Info here. Let's just hope the next million downloads are from users snagging the 3.0.1 update.

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-3186
Available for: Windows XP or Vista
Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: A command injection vulnerability exists in the Windows version of Safari 3 Public Beta. By enticing a user to visit a maliciously crafted web page, an attacker can trigger the issue which may lead to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue by performing additional processing and validation of URLs. This does not pose a security issue on Mac OS X systems, but could lead to an unexpected termination of the Safari browser.

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-3185
Available for: Windows XP or Vista
Impact: Visiting a malicious website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: An out-of-bounds memory read issue in Safari 3 Public Beta for Windows may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution when visiting a malicious website. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems.

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-2391
Available for: Windows XP or Vista
Impact: Visiting a malicious website may allow cross-site scripting
Description: A race condition in Safari 3 Public Beta for Windows may allow cross site scripting. Visiting a maliciously crafted web page may allow access to JavaScript objects or the execution of arbitrary JavaScript in the context of another web page. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems.

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Apple releases Windows Safari 3.0.1, squishes security bugs