Apple has released a QuickTime security update to address "highly critical" security flaws in its media player that could allow malicious attackers to take control of a user's system.
The security flaws affect QuickTime 7 versions running on the Mac OS X and Windows. Users are advised to update to QuickTime 7.4.5, according to an Apple advisory issued Wednesday.
Apple issued 11 security updates designed to prevent malicious attackers from disclosing users' sensitive information, executing arbitrary code, or causing an application to suddenly crash.
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