Unpatched QuickTime is security risk

Monday, 21 May 2007, 12:55 PM EST

The higher risk posed by QuickTime stems from slack patching by users. According to an analysis of more than 350,000 system checks done over the last six months by the free Secunia Software Inspector, 33.1 per cent of all QuickTime 7 installations weren't up to date with security patches. Another music player, AOL's Winamp, was almost as likely to be outdated: 27 per cent of Winamp 5 installations were missing needed security fixes.

At Macworld.

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