Apple offers AirPort Base Station security fix

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 10:06 AM EST

Apple has published a firmware update for its Airport Extreme Base Station that fixes two security flaws in the Wi-Fi router.

The patch fixes a bug found in certain versions of the Base Station that prevented the router from acting as a firewall by blocking IPv6 traffic by default. "This may expose network services on hosts connected through an AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n to remote attacks," Apple said in a Monday advisory.

At InfoWorld.

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