Apple and Microsoft Patches

by Lee

Both Microsoft and Apple had released critical security fixes recently which patches Internet Explorer, Bluetooth services, QuickTime, and other components.

Some of the IE flaws are cross-domain and memory corruption vulnerabilities according to The Register’s article. Users should install the patch immediately said Sans Internet Storm Center since this particular cross-domain bug’s details was released over two months ago.

A fix for buggy DirectX components was also released. The Bluetooth hole lets an attacker flood a vulnerable system with Bluetooth device enquiries on a massive scale.

The QuickTime patch is available for both Windows and Mac OSX operating systems.

Source: The Register

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Lee is a computer enthusiast and technology writer.

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