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Submission + - Apple's Quicktime Vulnerabilities Fixed

Aditi.Tuteja writes: "Media files have increasingly become a vector for attacks, Commonly used Apple's Quicktime also had vulnerabilities, Five of the flaws were found by researchers at McAfee's antivirus labs. Three issues appear to have been independently reported by two or more researchers. The security vulnerabilities existed on this program that handles a variety of different media formats, including movie files, 3GPP files and more, the company stated this in an advisory.

Apple reportedly has released an update this week for QuickTime that patches eight flaws in the Windows version of the program, including seven flaws that also affect QuickTime for the Mac OS X."

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