Apple peels wraps off OSX security patches

Thursday, 14 July 2005, 10:23 AM EST

Apple has released two security fixes for bugs in its OS X operating system.

The first patch plugs a hole that could be exploited to allow hackers to crash a system by sending a specially crafted data packet. The flaw was first reported by the Northwestern University and effectively opens up the system for a denial of service attack. It only affects the last 10.4 versions of OS X.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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