Apple Releases New OS Bug Catcher

by admin May 27, 2007 at 1:01 pm

Apple has released another set of security patches, its fifth in as many months. The computer maker, however, still has made no indication that it will move to a regularly scheduled patch release day, as Microsoft has done with its monthly Patch Tuesday. That may have something to do with Patch Tuesday’s unintended consequence: Zero-Day Wednesday.

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) released another security update Thursday for its Mac OS X operating system to prevent certain components from crashing and protect areas deemed vulnerable.

This latest bundle of fixes marks the fifth update from Apple this year and corrects 17 bugs, some of which could permit arbitrary code executions and denial of service.

Full article: MacNewsWorld