Apple's Security Update 2006-007 includes fixes for flaws in Apple's own code as well as third-party components that ship with the Mac OS X operating system, such as Perl, PHP and OpenSSL. Several of the vulnerabilities could allow full system compromises, according to Apple's security alert.Security experts warn some dangerous bugs in Mac OS X are still unpatched.
However, Apple's update does not address all publicly known flaws in the operating system. Over the past few weeks bug hunters, as part of an initiative called the Month of the Kernel Bugs, have published details on several new vulnerabilities in Mac OS X. One of those was tagged "highly critical" by security-monitoring company Secunia.
Apple patches 31 Mac OS X bugs
Posted on Wednesday, Nov 29 2006 @ 15:28 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck