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Apple patches 13 bugs in OS X

At least 6 critical vulns squished

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Apple has punched out a security update for some major bugs found in its Mac OS X operating system.

The Jobsian outfit released the update yesterday afternoon, which patches 13 vulns located in OS X components such as CFNetwork and Apple Type Service.

Apple has also fixed issues found in open source components including PHP, ClamAV software and Samba.

According to Apple’s notes on the update, at least six of the bugs could be exploited to run nasty code on the OS X.

The 2010-005 update can be downloaded here. ®

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