Apple Update Patches 13 Security Flaws

Apple has issued a bundle of security fixes to mend 13 separate security flaws in several versions of its Mac OS X operating system, including quite a few holes that attackers could use to seize control over vulnerable machines.

Nine of the 13 vulnerabilities reside in various Web-facing applications, including the Apache Web server. Two other flaws were found in Apple programs that process secure sockets layer transactions, which are designed to provide communications privacy over the Internet, usually at sites that require sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, user names and passwords. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

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