Apple fixes 17 Mac OS X flaws

Friday, 25 May 2007, 8:30 AM EST

Apple unveiled the year's fifth major security update for Mac OS X to patch 17 vulnerabilities, but fewer than a third could lead to hackers injecting their own code into a compromised system.

The release also marked the first time this year that an operating system security update from Apple did not patch a vulnerability disclosed by the January "Month of Apple Bugs" project.

At Computerworld.

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