This story is both interesting and boring at the same time.
Boring because I didn't find anything new -- I just noted the applicability of something old to Apple's Safari. I've made sure to credit the finder of the old bug that applies to Safari; unfortunately not everyone in the security industry credits the original finder of the bug when noting it applies to a new context.
The story is interesting because it illustrates the ongoing challenge of depending upon complex open source libraries. As these move forward, you need a good way of keeping on top. The public nature of their bug repositories are a challenge; frequently, some user will log a "crash" bug which in fact has serious security consequences. These consequences may not immediately be realized and called out, in the bug report, change log or release announcement.