New OS X exploit

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Westside guy, May 24, 2004.

  1. Westside guy macrumors 601

    Westside guy

    Oct 15, 2003
    The soggy side of the Pacific NW
    Lest we become too smug in Mac-land...

    There's a new exploit out against OS X. Apple hasn't posted a fix yet, but there are steps you can take (see either of the links below). Looks like Safari users are the most vulnerable.

    Apparently a proof of concept exploit was released with the announcement.

    Slashdot story

    Announcement of exploit, with links to "demos"
  2. 7on macrumors 601


    Nov 9, 2003
    Dress Rosa
    Geez... Apple should remove all helper apps.

    First help:// now ftp://
    At least Apple is getting a taste of what it must feel like to be a Microsoft programer. lol

    (ps. it also does it under IE so Safari users aren't the only one's not vulnerable)

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