Apple Released Mac OS X Lion v10.7.3 & Closes Security Hole

Apple Released OS X Lion v10.7.3 & Closes Security Hole

As expected Apple has released security update 2012-001 for Mac OS X 10.7.3 and, for Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. In this release they have addressed a number of vulnerabilities in the company's desktop and server operating systems. According to Apple through this release they have patched more than 50 security holes such as remotely execute arbitrary code on a victim's system, gain access to private information or cause a denial-of-service (DoS).
The Client and Server updates fix issues in Address Book, ColorSync, CoreAudio, CoreMedia, CoreText, CoreUI, OpenGL, Internet Sharing, ImageIO, and in the QuickTime media player and various libraries used by Mac OS X. Other problems addressed include vulnerabilities in Apache, the libpng reference library, the PHP scripting language, Subversion and X11. Security Update 2012-001 also corrects problems in Tomcat and SquirrelMail.
Users can download Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 (Client Standard Update 997.01 MB, Client Combo Update 1.2 GB, Server Standard Update 1 GB, Server Combo Update 1.34 GB) and Security Update 2012-001 (Client 192.73 MB, Server 212.09 MB) from Apple's Support Downloads page. Alternatively, Mac OS X users can upgrade to the latest releases using the built-in Software Update function
Additional information can be found on the support page.

For security issue all the users are advised to update their system as early as possible.

-Source (Apple, The-H)


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