Another Round of Mac Fixes

Apple on Monday released another batch of security and stability fixes for its Mac OS X operating system, the fourth such update bundle in as many weeks.

This collection includes 20 or so stability updates, a few fixes for third-party OS X applications, and at least a couple of security patches, including one to fix an oversight in Apple's new Intel-based machines that allowed a person with physical access to the computer to bypass its firmware password and access the operating system's "single user mode," which allows installation or deletion of any programs. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 5th April 2006 3:40AM