Posts Tagged: patch


9
Dec 10

Apple QuickTime Patch Fixes 15 Flaws

Apple this week issued an update that plugs at least 15 security holes in its QuickTime media player.

The patch – which brings QuickTime to version 7.6.9 — quashes several critical bugs that could be exploited to install malicious software were a user to load a poisoned media file. Updates are available for both Mac and Windows versions of the program.

Windows users can grab the update from the bundled Apple Software Update application; Mac users of course can use Software Update. Both OS versions also are available through Apple Downloads.


13
Jan 10

Microsoft, Adobe Issue Security Updates

Microsoft and Adobe Systems each issued security updates on Tuesday. Redmond released a single patch to plug a flaw that’s not terribly scary, unless you happen to be running  Windows 2000. Adobe’s patch bundle, however, covers at least eight critical security flaws, including one that hackers have been exploiting in targeted attacks of late.

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