Posted by: macintoshsisters | December 1, 2006

Apple patches 31 Mac OS X bugs

Apple patches 31 Mac OS X bugs
By Gregg Keizer, TechWeb

Apple on Tuesday updated its Mac OS X operating system to patch 31 vulnerabilities, including a wireless bug that went public 1 November as the first flaw in a month-long disclosure campaign.

The security update, Apple’s seventh of the year, fixes flaws in its own operating system code as well as in several third-party applications and components bundled with Mac OS X. Among the former are three bugs in the OS’s font rendering system and four in its security framework. Third-party problems range from a bug in the ClamAV antivirus protection included with the server edition of Mac OS X to a flaw in Samba, an open-source file- and print-sharing system of services for Microsoft Windows.

full article at iTnews (no long on site)


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