Posted by: macintoshsisters | November 22, 2006

Unpatched bug bites Apple Mac OS X

Isn’t this only supposed to happen to Windoze users?

Security researchers have discovered a serious, unpatched vulnerability in Mac OS X. The memory corruption bug creates a means for attackers to take control of even fully patched systems.

Flaws in the way the AppleDiskImageController handles corrupted DMG image structures could be exploited to trigger memory corruption and the execution of arbitrary code in kernel-mode, Secunia, the IT security consultancy, warns.

full article at Channel Register

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