Apple, Microsoft Release Software Patches

Apple and Microsoft today released updates to fix security problems in their software, including a patch bundle for the popular QuickTime media player, as well as fixes for computers running Windows and Microsoft Office.

The QuickTime update, available for both Mac and Windows systems, mends seven security holes that Apple said could let attackers install malicious programs if a user opened specially crafted media files. The newest version is QuickTime 7.1.3...

Microsoft issued two patches to fix flaws in Windows, one of which the company said could let bad guys hijack vulnerable PCs. Apple, Microsoft Release Software Patches - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 13th September 2006 1:09AM