On OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Apple's browser now puts limits on what Adobe's Flash Player can do, making it harder for malware authors to run rampant on people's Macs.
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Sometimes file access errors in OS X may actually be related to a program's sandboxing rather than being a classic file permissions error.
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With some fine-tuning in the way it sandboxes Flash, Google says that Chrome crashes have dropped significantly.
A sudden lack of functionality in a program may be from a fault in the OS X sandboxing routines.
Many programs available through the Mac App Store are standalone single-purpose tools and will not be affected by Apple's sandboxing requirements, but others will be forced to lose functionality.
Though OS X generates a crash report, the programs do not crash at all and continue to work just fine.
Apple's sandboxing requirement for App Store programs will wait until developers can implement newly released features.
A flaw in the OS X sandboxing routines has been found, but it does not pose a security threat or much of a problem for the Mac.