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Apple Fixes Perilous DNS Vulnerability

On August 1, 2008, Apple released a patch to fix a problem relating to the implementation of the BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) DNS server. The issue affects Mac OS X Server v10.4.11, Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.5.4 and Mac OS X v.10.5.4.

Apple also released some more fixes for a set of other critical vulnerabilities in the Mac operating software. One of them fixes a QuickLook bug that could lead to an execution of arbitrary code upon loading a malware-laden Microsoft Office document.

Furthermore, Apple has updated its Data Detectors Engine in Mac OS X to rectify an issue that results in a sudden termination of application when a user uses Data Detectors to view a maliciously created message.

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