Apple’s QuickTime Gets Timely Update

by admin June 10, 2008 at 11:53 pm

Version 7.5 is yet another patch for the video player’s security vulnerabilities.

Hidden behind the massive hype that was the iPhone 3G launch is the fact that Apple’s critical QuickTime software, which enables multimedia playback and iTunes, remains software under siege.

The QuickTime 7.5 update fixes five issues that could potentially leave users at risk from attackers.

Though Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is patching QuickTime yet again, at least one of the security firms responsible for discovering some of the QuickTime flaws believes that Apple is moving some of the updates in a timely fashion.

Four of the issues affect QuickTime running on both Mac and Windows, while one issue is unique to Windows.

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