By Brian Prince
Apple released a security update for Mac OS X that patches 13
The release fixes issues in several components, including CoreGraphics
and Apple Type Services. Several of the vulnerabilities are buffer
overflows, and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
According to the Apple advisory, the Apple Type Services (ATS) bug can
be triggered by viewing or downloading a document containing a malicious
embedded font. If exploited, hackers could use it to run code. Apple
said it fixed the issue through improved bounds checking.
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