More Mac OS X Flaws Identified

Apple is doing a lot of security patching of late, and it looks like its employees may be working overtime just to address some of the flaws founds by one security researcher.

Tom Ferris, a hacker and researcher from Mission Viejo, Calif., posted on his Web site Thursday evening information about seven separate security vulnerabilities he found in different Mac OS X digital image formats.

Ferris included proof-of-concept exploit code for all of the flaws in his advisories, though he insists the code is little more than the most basic example to demonstrate precisely where the problems reside. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

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