A flaw in Apple's text-handling routines may cause a number of OS X and iOS programs and services to crash and could be used for potential nefarious purposes.
Company releases first OS X security update of the year, closing holes that could disclose sensitive information and arbitrarily execute code.
Apple has released Security Update 2009-001, which addresses RSS vulnerabilities in Safari, and problems with CoreText that allow unauthorized execution of code.
The VideoLAN organization has released a new build of VLC Media Player for OS X. The version 1.1.0-rc of the player has been updated with numerous changes and fixes, including a major reworking of the VLCKit framework, CoreText-based text renderer for subtitles, and support for new codecs and enhanced features of current codecs.
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