Multiple OS X security flaws revealed

Multiple OS X security flaws revealed Apple is reported to be analysing a set of security holes within Mac OS X, following a code audit. Security company ImmunitySec engaged in a source code audit of OS X’s Darwin core – the open-source operating system Mac OS X is based on. The company identified four vulnerabilities of varying severity in the code which affect Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther), the company said. These flaws are caused by memory errors in the kernel. “In terms of criticalness, this kind of bug mostly affects remote systems with multiple users,” David Aitel, founder...

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