Apple patches 'critical' OS X flaw

Tuesday, 8 June 2004, 10:09 AM EST

A combination of holes disclosed by security researchers last month could have allowed an attacker to take over a vulnerable Macintosh, though no such exploits have been reported. Apple issued a partial fix last month, but security researchers had said that the Mac remained open to attack.

Apple executives had earlier pledged to release a more complete patch, calling the flaw the first critical security issue since Mac OS X was released three years ago.

By Ina Fried at ZDNet.

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